Certificate in Social Services

Requirements (32 units)

Certificates may be earned by regularly matriculated or extended learning students and denote successful completion of a prescribed program of study designed to:

  1. impart specified professional/vocational/career competencies; or
  2. produce mastery of the content of a sub-field of an academic major (discipline); or
  3. provide exposure to the range of materials in a traditional or emerging interdisciplinary field.

Certain certificate programs contain 600-level courses as requirements and/or electives. These 600-level courses may not be taken by undergraduate students. Candidates must receive two-thirds of their certificate-applicable credit from the university. The transferring of credit or the substitution of courses may occur only after application to the appropriate campus authority.

Certificate Requirements

SOC 100The Study of Society4
SOC 339Socialization4
SOC 418Sociology of Social Welfare4
SOC 434Community Organization4
SOC 436Group Dynamics4
SOC 484Social Casework4
SOC 575Internship in Sociology (for a total of 8)8
Total Units32