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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.

Credits: 3
Distribution: Bachelors, Undergraduate
Prerequisites: SWK 203 and GOV 110 Co-requisites: SWK 307 and 335

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Admissions Requirements

Hearing Undergraduate