Whittier College Announces Fall 2021 Plans
Social work is a discipline and a profession. Students may declare social work as a major, but must be admitted to the Social Work Program and subsequently to Field Education to fulfill the degree requirements. Please consult with social work faculty and the Social Work Handbook to learn more about the admission requirements to the Social Work Program. Students interested in the major will successfully complete the following courses to prepare them for the social work curriculum. These courses include:
Additionally, a total of 43 credits of Social Work and related course work is required, including:
To complete the minor in Social Work, a student must complete a total of 15 credits, which include the following: SOWK 240/241, and 364; and 6 credits selected from SOWK 340, 343, and 363.