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SOCIAL WORK (SW)
 
SW 200 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 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 302 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 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 340 Family Violence 3 cr
Study of the social problems of family violence including domestic violence, intimate partner violence, child abuse and elder abuse. The role of the social worker, social services and social policy will be examined.
 
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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