Apr 01, 2020  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Academic Catalog
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HUS-2040 Introduction to Social Work


Credits 3
Equivalent Hours 0
Presentation of the ethics, value, knowledge and policy base, principles and purposes of the profession, including an examination of methods of practice. Traditional and innovative social work settings are discussed. Socio-historical development of social work and its influence on contemporary practice are reviewed.

(Not offered summer.)
Prerequisite(s): SOC 1010 or PSY 1010 or POS 1010 or ANT 1010 with grade of C or higher
(Not offered summer.)

Course Outcomes

  1. Apply major concepts, theories, and perspectives related to social work.
  2. Evaluate research methods and tools used to understand an explain behavior and social work intervention methods
  3. Apply critical thinking and ethics in addressing personal, social and organizational issues and research related to social work
  4. Discuss the influence of culture on social structure and social intervention
  5. Interpret research relating to social work and social problems collaboratively in groups
  6. Utilize proficiency in information literacy as it applies to social work.




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