Description
Introduction to Social Welfare, Social Policy and Social Work I
3 Undergraduate Credits
This course is the first social policy course required of all social work majors. It provides an overview of the historical development and contemporary forces that have shaped the social welfare system in the United States. It examines the social welfare system in relationship to the problems and issues addressed by the social work profession in the development of services to diverse populations. Students will be provided with an overview of current income maintenance and social service programs. Special attention is given to the service delivery role of the professional social worker in working with the aged, children, women, people of color, and socially and economically oppressed populations. Prerequisite: SOWK 210
Details
Grading Basis
Graded
Units
3
Component
Lecture - Required
Offering
Course
SOWK 260
Academic Group
College of Beh and Social Scie
Academic Organization
Social Work
Campus
Coppin State University
Enrollment Requirements
Prerequisite: SOWK 210