Social Work Learning Community

  • You should live in this LC if you have declared Social Work as your major. Join this community and utilize critical thinking and problem solving skills while showing compassion for marginalized populations. The Social Work Learning Community will also develop relationships with Social Work faculty members which will help you succeed and enhance your skills as a becoming social work professional.

    This community is historically located in Holmquist Hall.

    Required Common Courses


    First-year students

    • PSY 113: Introduction to Psychology (3 credits)
    • SW 250: Introduction to Social Welfare and Social Work (3 credits)

    Transfer students

    • SW 330: Human Behavior and the Social Environment (3 credits)


    First-year students

    • SOC 110: Intro to Sociology (3 credits)
    •  PSY 202: Developmental Psychology (3 credits)
    • BIO 248: Intro to Public Health (3 credits)

    Transfer students

    • SW 400: Research Methods in Social Work (3 credits)
    • SW 420: Generalist Practice: Individuals (3 credits)

    As a member of the community, you will...

    • Interact with other social work students, thus fostering impactful connections
    • Surround yourself with amazing faculty which will help you achieve academic excellence
    • Learn and visit different agencies within the Fargo-Moorhead community
    • Develop relationships with upperclass social work students