Introduction to Social Work

Subject
Social Work (SWK)
Course Designator
SWK.200
Academic Dean
Assistant Vice President of Academic Services, Dean of Arts & Sciences
Last Offered
2020FA
Official Course Description

This course focuses on the historical development of social welfare, social work and various social services. The course focuses on the nature, causes, and extent of major social problems, and provides examples of how people are affected by such problems. Emphasis is placed on various roles of social workers, the generalist method, cultural competence, ecological and systems theory, the strengths perspective, and responses to the needs of the poor, families, and populations at risk such as the elderly, children, sexual minorities, and people of color. Also addressed are changing trends in society and how they affect social work practice

Upcoming Offerings

Below is a list of the planned SWK.200 course sections for this semester and near future. The seat availability shown below is not updated in real time and may be out of date. Please keep in mind that course sections may be cancelled, changed, or otherwise altered before the course section start date.

2020 Fall (August-December)1 course section

Section NameSynonymLocationMeeting InfoInstructorSeats AvailableAcademic CreditsBilling CreditsAdditional Info
Section Name
SWK.200.M01
Synonym
61987
Location
Mt Pleasant
Meeting Info
August 31 December 18
Lecture
Tuesday, Thursday 6:00 PM – 7:20 PM
Center for Liberal Arts & Business
Classroom 174
Instructor
Jason Luna
Seats Available
18 of 25
Academic Credits
3.00
Billing Credits
3.00
Additional Info
In order to maintain social distancing, some sessions of this class will be conducted remotely online using Zoom videoconferencing software and/or Moodle. Consult your instructor for details.
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2021 Winter (January-May)1 course section

Section NameSynonymLocationMeeting InfoInstructorSeats AvailableAcademic CreditsBilling CreditsAdditional Info
Section Name
SWK.200.M01
Synonym
63232
Location
Mt Pleasant
Meeting Info
January 11 May 7
Lecture
Tuesday, Thursday 6:00 PM – 7:20 PM
Center for Liberal Arts & Business
Classroom 311
Instructor
To Be Announced
Seats Available
13 of 13
Academic Credits
3.00
Billing Credits
3.00
Additional Info
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