Minor and Certificate Programs


The transcript-recognized undergraduate academic minor must be completed in conjunction with an undergraduate degree at the University of Texas at Austin. For more information regarding the requirements for achieving a minor, including a comprehensive list of minors, please visit the Minors and Certificate Programs section of the Undergraduate Catalog.

Social Work Minor

A Social Work Minor requires completion of 15 semester hours, six of which must be upper-division. All courses in the Social Work minor must be taken on a letter grade basis and students must earn a minimum grade of a C.

All interested students must apply for admission to the minor. To be eligible, students must satisfy the following requirements:

S W 310Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare (with a minimum grade of a "C")3
Submission of a personal statement of interest in the Social Work Minor
Minimum UT GPA of 2.5

Required Courses

S W 310Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare3
S W 312Generalist Social Work Practice: Knowledge, Values, and Skills3
S W 325Foundations of Social Justice3
Students will choose 2 additional courses from SW 360K numbered topic courses to complete their required 15 semester hours.6