This is the launch edition of the 2019-20 VCU Bulletin. This version includes all programs and courses approved by the publication deadline; however we may receive notification of additional program approvals after the launch. The final edition and full PDF version will include these updates and will be available in August prior to the beginning of the fall semester. (See the Archives page for bulletins for 2018-19.)

A minor in social welfare is available to non-social work majors. This minor consists of 18 credits, including:

Course Title Hours
SLWK 201Introduction to Social Work3
SLWK 422Social Welfare Legislation and Services3
Select four of the following:12
Communication in the Helping Process
Social Work and Oppressed Groups
Person in Society I
Person in Society II
Foundations of Social Work Research I
Foundations of Social Work Research II
Person in Society III
Total Hours18

Practice and field courses are restricted to majors.