Description
Human Behavior and the Social Environment I
3 Undergraduate Credits
This course covers the study of human development from conception through preadolescence Special emphasis is placed upon the importance of biological, psychological, and social factors understanding human behavior. The person-in-environment perspectives, along with systems theory, are also important reference points in understanding human development. The course considers how race, ethnicity, culture, gender, and socioeconomic status influence human development and human behavior. Since social workers are frequently called upon to help families with children, students review the common disorders and adjustment problems of childhood, such as separation anxiety, oppositional defiant disorder, parental divorce, etc. This course must be completed prior to SOWK 480.
Details
Grading Basis
Graded
Units
3
Component
Lecture - Required
Offering
Course
SOWK 388
Academic Group
College of Beh and Social Scie
Academic Organization
Social Work
Campus
Coppin State University