Social Work

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Undergraduate Course Details
Number SWK 102
Title Social Welfare Past and Present
Credits 3.0
Winter/Spring 2017 Classes
Sec Ref # Dates Days Times Location Instructor
01 1591 1/17/17 - 5/15/17 WF 9:25am - 10:40am LAFAYETTE (104) Patricia M Connolly
02 3101 1/17/17 - 5/15/17 WF 10:50am - 12:05pm LAFAYETTE (104) Michelle Crafton
03 3102 1/18/17 - 5/8/17 W 4:30pm - 6:50pm LAFAYETTE (103) Rebecca B Fenerty
S1 3103 1/18/17 - 5/8/17 W 4:30pm - 6:50pm LAFAYETTE (103) Rebecca B Fenerty

Description

This course examines the function of social welfare in society from various perspectives. Particular attention is paid to the evolution of the US social welfare system and its relationship to important social issues, including poverty and wealth. Social welfare is studied from a policy perspective, and students are given the tools for beginning social policy analysis. Students develop and articulate perspectives on social welfare and examine their own values concerning human need.