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Introduction to Social Work
INTRO SOC WORK
CLASS CODE: SW 260 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: EDUCATION & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
DEPARTMENT: SOCIOLOGY AND SOCIAL WORK
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: Social Welfare as a social institution and the emergence of Social Work as a profession with its various fields of practice.
TAUGHT: Winter, Summer, Fall
CONTENT AND TOPICS: Social Welfare as a social institution and the emergence of Social Work as a profession with its various fields of practice.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: To acquaint the student with the field of Social Work.
History of Social Work.
Familarize the student with basic philosophies, values, and ethics in the Social Work profession.
REQUIREMENTS: Reading and studying the textbook, successful completion of four exams on readings and class lecture, participation in class, completion of group project on a field of Social Work practice, successful completion of a paper on the underpinnings of the SW profession and its relationship to social welfare and a field of SW Practice.
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2003