Although graduate programs in Social Work/Human Services generally accept any major, students preparing for direct entry into these fields should consider majoring in one or more of the following: Sociology, Psychology, or an individualized major designed around some particular area (childhood, family, delinquency, etc.).
Students preparing for either graduate training or direct employment should include in their programs these core courses:
Students are strongly urged to acquire experience in social work or human services as volunteers or interns. It is possible to earn credit for this kind of experience during the academic year through PSY or SOC 280/SOC 380, and in the summer through PSY or POL 280 /POL 380 .