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SOCIAL WORK (SW)
 
SW 101 Introduction to Social Work 3 cr
Introduction to the profession of social work. Topics include historical development, nature of social work, professional associations, values and ethics.
 
SW 201 Human Behavior & Social Environment I 3 cr
The Person-In-Environment model of human behavior. Course examines individual, family and group behavior in the social context. Prerequisites: SY 109, BLY 102 or BLY 122.
 
SW 202 Human Behavior/Social Environment II 3 cr
The Person-in-Environment model of human behavior. Course examines task group organization, and community systems in the social context. Prerequisites: SY 109 and BLY 102 or BLY 122 or BLY 142.
 
SW 212 Introduction to Social Welfare 3 cr
Introduction to social welfare system, institution and philosophical base. Course will address historical development, social and economic justice, and diversity.
 
SY 214 Field Experience 2 cr
Service learning experience in social work. Forty hours agency-based experience is required. Students must attend two hour bi-weekly seminars. Prerequisites: SW 101, SW 112.
 
SW 301 Social Welfare Policy 3 cr
Social policy in relation to Social Work Practice. Course addresses social policy analysis, social advocacy, diversity and social and economic justice. Prerequisites: SW 202.
 
SW 310 Community Context 3 cr
The rural and urban contexts of social work practice. Emphasis of the course is placed on how these contexts affect human behavior and the practice of social work. Prerequisite: SW 202.
 
SW 401 Generalist Practice I 3 cr
The Generalist Model of Social Work applied to individuals, families, and groups. Emphasis is placed on diversity and social work values and ethics. Prerequisites: SW 201 and SW 202 and SW 301.
 
SW 402 Generalist Practice II 3 cr
The Generalist Model of Social Work applied to organizations, communities and tasks groups. Emphasis is placed on diversity and social work values and ethics. Prerequisites: SW 201 and SW 202 and SW 301.
 
SW 412 Field Instruction 12 cr
Field Instruction in social work. Four hundred thirty-six hours of supervised experience in social work setting. Prerequisites: SW 401 and SW 402 and SY 382. SW 414 must be taken concurrently.
 
SW 414 Senior Seminar 3 cr
This is the capstone senior seminar course. Class discussion and assignments are designed to facilitate integration between field instruction experience and curriculum content. Prerequisites: SW 401 and SW 491 and SY 382. SW 412 must be taken concurrently.
 
 
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