Undergraduate Catalog 2015-2016
SWK 311 Human Behavior in the Social Environment I
3 hours; 3 credits
The first of two foundation theory courses. The course will provide the student with the theoretical framework needed to develop as a generalist social work practitioner. Students learn to apply key theoretical frameworks to the exploration of societal issues and the impact of racial, ethnic, class, cultural, religious/spiritual, and gender diversity on behavior. The course will examine the reciprocal nature of these interactions on persons, families, social groups, communities, organizations, and institutions.
Prerequisite: Open only to Social Work majors
Pre- or corequisite: SWK 305 (if taken as a prerequisite requires a grade of C or higher)
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