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Course Overview

This course explores the history and values of the social work profession in relation to the development of the social welfare system as well as traditional American values involved in the evolution of the current system. It also considers various conceptions of social welfare, their application in social welfare programs, and their implications in practice. Issues and policies that affect diverse populations who have experienced oppression and discrimination are examined.

Prerequisites: SWK 203 and GOV 110
Co-requisites: SWK 307 and 335

Program: Social Work

Credit: 3

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SWK-482

Social Work Practice…

This course focuses on the development of skills…

Social Work

Credits 3

SWK-484

Social Work Practicum…

This course is part of a sequence with…

Social Work

Credits 4

SWK-486

Social Work Practicum…

This is the second semester course following SWK…

Social Work

Credits 4

SWK-494

Senior Seminar

This course taken in the final semester of…

Social Work

Credits 3

SWK-495

Special Topics

Special topics in the discipline, designed primarily for…

Social Work

Credits 1-5

SWK-499

Independent Study

Intensive supervised study and research on topics of…

Social Work

Credits 1-3