May 25, 2024  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Academic Catalog Archived Catalog

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SW 100A - Introduction to Social Welfare

Formerly: HS 100 Introduction to Human Services/Social Work

Credit(s): 3

Prerequisite(s): placement into WRIT 101 , a “C+” or better in WRIT 095~ , or instructor’s consent.
This course presents an introductory overview of human services, educating students about programs and problems in meeting social welfare needs. Emphasis is on the complexity of social services along with their historical development. The course analyzes the values, attitudes, economic, and political factors that affect the provision of social services. Potential solutions to social problems and basic clinical skills are also examined. (Fall and Spring Semesters)

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