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Social Work

These courses are listed for information purposes only.
Please do not take classes without speaking with your advisor.


SW 3003 Populations at Risk
Three hours lecture. Examines the role and interaction of social workers with vulnerable groups. Includes concepts of racism, sexism, homophobia, oppression, affirmation action, and xenophobia.


SW 3013 Human Behavior Social Environment I
Three hours lecture. Examines biological, psychological, social-structural, and cultural aspects of human development from conception through young adulthood from a social systems perspective, emphasizing diversity and oppression.


SW 3023 Human Behavior Social Environment II
(Prerequisite: SW 3013) Three hours lecture. Examines biological, psychological, social-structural, and cultural aspects of human development from middle adulthood to death from a social systems perspective, emphasizing diversity and oppression.


SW 4533 Substance Abuse in Social Work Services
Examines the role/interaction of social workers with people who use alcohol/drugs, (AOD). Concepts of use abuse and dependence. Emphasis on the impact of AOD use on families/children.


SW 3033 Seminar in Resilience
Examines current research, theoretical perspectives, and a bio-psycho-social approach to resilience. Focuses on planning & applying resilience practices to promote well-being.


SW 4643 Social Work Services in Schools
Three hours lecture. Assessment of the development, concepts, policies, planning, implementation, and evaluation of social work services in primary and secondary schools.


The semesters in which these courses are offered are subject to change. The departments control when the courses will be available.