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Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work

Considering Social Work?

  • Considering Social Work as your major? Check out our Social Work Study Guide and the Social Work Student Handbook (located above) to find out more about possible careers, the major, field experience and curriculum.
  • Thinking of joining an on-campus organizations? Consider the Student Social Work Organization.
  • Interested in the College of Arts and Sciences? Find out more here.
  • If you have any questions about our program or how to apply please feel free to contact our Program Coordinator, Don Kurtz, at 785-532-2951 or dlk3535@ksu.edu

Fun Classes in Social Work

Looking for some fun classes to take that relate to the social work major? Look into taking SOCWK 200 (Majors Only), SOCWK 320, or SOCWK 510!

SOCWK 200  Basic Skills for Working with People

Course develops basic skill components for the helping professions. Students learn fundamentals of interpersonal communication.

SOCWK 320 Dynamics of Working with Older Adults

This course will provide students in all fields a unique foundation upon which successful interaction with older adults is built. Specific communication techniques will be taught along with the knowledge, skills and values necessary to understand working with, or on the behalf of, older consumers, clients, patients and family members.

SOCWK 510 Social Welfare

The development and present status of social welfare in meeting changing human needs and the requirements of other parts of our social system; the analysis of present-day philosophy and the functions of social welfare.