Social Work (SOCW)

SOCW 2361

Introduction to Social Work

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:0

This course identifies the philosophy, history and practice of social work in the United States and provides a survey of the field, as well as the various methods and techniques used in social work practice. The course requires the completion of volunteer work at an approved site.

Prerequisite: None.

SOCW 2362

Social Welfare as a Social Institution

CRT HRS:3   LEC HRS:3   LAB HRS:0

This is an introduction to the study of modern social work in the context of the institution of social welfare, the underlying philosophy and ethics of social work, together with their methods and objectives. It also examines the political, economic and cultural values and ideologies which shape social welfare policy, programs and services.

Prerequisite: None.