Social Welfare Minor

Minor in social welfare at George Fox, a top Christian college

Do you have a passion for helping others? Are you driven to do your part to make the world a better place by assisting the underprivileged or working in a social services environment? George Fox’s social work program offers a social welfare minor that may be just right for you.

In this 18-credit-hour course of study, you’ll get introduced to what social welfare is, diversity issues in social work, social policy, and human behavior in the social environment. You will also have the opportunity to specialize in specific areas related to the field – specifically crime and deviance, race and ethnicity, juvenile delinquency, and social work with children.

Request more information about the social welfare minor at George Fox University or schedule a visit to begin your education at Oregon's Christian university, ranked as one of the top Christian colleges in the nation by Forbes.

Why George Fox?

Christ-centered community

Our faith influences everything we do here, from the way our professors teach to the way we relate to one another and serve in the community.

Global opportunities

More than half of George Fox undergraduate students study abroad, ranking George Fox among the nation's leaders in study abroad participation (U.S. News & World Report).

Small classes

Our 14-to-1 student-to-faculty ratio means you'll get to know your professors on a personal level.

National recognition

George Fox University is a Christian university classified by U.S. News & World Report as a first-tier national university, and Forbes ranks George Fox among the highest Christian colleges in the country.