Feb 06, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

SOC 2050 - Social Work

Credits: 4
This course is designed to introduce students to the broad field of social work. Students who take this course become competent in the multi-disciplinary foundation of social work including values and ethics, diversity, populations-at-risk, social and economic justice, human behavior and the social environment, social welfare policy and services and social work practice. Special attention is given to services for children and families, people with disabilities, gays and lesbians, the elderly, people with addiction and/or mental illness, and individuals in the criminal justice system. In addition, students are introduced to the various methods that social workers use including casework, group work and community organization.
Fulfills: SOSC requirement in LS Core.