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SOWK 3110  SOCIAL WELFARE POLICY (3 credits)

This course is an introduction to social welfare policy analysis. It informs the Bachelor of Science in Social Work (BSSW) student about the history of professional social work, the development of social services in the United States, and the values, beliefs, ethics and social welfare theory that frames professional policy practice. The course examines social welfare policy taking into account historical, political, economic, social, and cultural perspectives.

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): PSCI 1000, ECON 1200, HIST 1120, and admission to the BSSW program