Undergraduate Minor - Minor in Human Behavior and Social Services

Program:
Minor in Human Behavior and Social Services
Program Code:
7767 Human Behavior and Social Sci
Program Level:
Undergraduate
Award Type:
Minor Undergraduate
Start Term:
FS17
Department:
School of Social Work
Relevant Excerpt(s) from Academic Programs:


Excerpt from the official Academic Programs Catalog:

Listed below are the approved requirements for the program from the official Academic Programs Catalog.
Students must consult their advisors to learn which specific requirements apply to their degree programs.
Following this section are the requirements as represented in Degree Navigator, MSU's online advising tool. The Degree Navigator section is only available for programs using Degree Navigator for degree certification.

College of Social Science

School of Social Work

Undergraduate Program
Minor in Human Behavior and Social Services

The Minor in Human Behavior and Social Services, administered by the School of Social Work, provides an interdisciplinary study of the human behavior and social services that prepare students to critically assess the different perspectives on aspects of human behavior which may create the need for assistance and how social service programs respond to those needs. 

The minor is available as an elective to students who are enrolled in bachelor’s degree programs in the College of Social Science. With the approval of the department and college that administer the student’s degree program, the courses that are used to satisfy the minor may also be used to satisfy the requirements for the bachelor’s degree.

Students who plan to complete the requirements of the minor should consult their major undergraduate advisor in the College of Social Science.

Requirements for the Minor in Human Behavior and Social Services

Complete a minimum of 15 credits from the following: 
1. The following course (3 credits):
SW 200 Introduction to Social Work 3
2. One of the following courses (3 or 4 credits):
ANP 320 Social and Cultural Theory 3
ANP 370 Culture, Health and Illness 3
ANP 423 Psychological Anthropology 3
PSY 101 Introductory Psychology 4
SOC 241 Social Psychology 3
SOC 475 Health and Society 3
3. One of the following courses (3 or 4 credits):
HNF 150 Introduction to Human Nutrition 3
MMG 141 Introductory Human Genetics 3
PSL 250 Introductory Physiology 4
4. One of the following courses (3 credits):
CEP 260 Dynamics of Personal Adjustment 3
CEP 261 Substance Abuse 3
CEP 470 Disability in a Diverse Society 3
PHL 340 Ethics 3
PHL 344 Ethical Issues in Health Care 3
PHL 350 Introduction to Social and Political Philosophy 3
TE 150 Reflections on Learning 3
TE 250 Human Diversity, Power, and Opportunity in Social Institutions 3
5. One of the following capstone courses (3 or 5 credits):
SW 471 Child Welfare 3
SW 494B Social Work Field Education: Foundation II 5
Students interested in SW 494B must be a social work major.


 
Degree Requirements from Degree Navigator.

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Human Behavior and Social Services, MNUN (7767)

Required Credits: 15    Program Version: FS17

Requirement 1: Minor - Human Behavior and Social Services - Introduction to Social Work
Minor - Human Behavior and Social Services - Introduction to Social Work: 1 course from SW200

Requirement 2: Minor - Human Behavior and Social Services - Social Psychology Selection
Minor - Human Behavior and Social Services - Social Psychology Selection: 1 course from ANP320, ANP370, ANP423, PSY101, SOC241, SOC475

Requirement 3: Minor - Human Behavior and Social Services - Introduction Selection
Minor - Human Behavior and Social Services - Introduction Selection: 1 course from HNF150, MMG141, PSL250

Requirement 4: Minor - Human Behavior and Social Services - Selection
Minor - Human Behavior and Social Services - Selection: 1 course from CEP260, CEP261, CEP470, PHL340, PHL344, PHL350, TE150, TE250

Requirement 5: Minor - Human Behavior and Social Services - Social Work Selection
Minor - Human Behavior and Social Services - Social Work Selection: 1 course from SW471, SW494B

Requirement 6
15 credits required to complete this degreeThe specified coursework in this program may not equal this total. The difference must be made up of open options which must be acceptable within the limits of this program. In cases of doubt, please consult an academic advisor.