Social Work

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Undergraduate Course Details
Number SWK 102
Title Social Welfare Past and Present
Credits 3.0
Fall 2016 Classes
Sec Ref # Dates Days Times Location Instructor
01 3120 9/7/16 - 12/23/16 WF 9:25am - 10:40am LAFAYETTE (105) Shannon A Mokoro
02 3121 9/7/16 - 12/23/16 WF 10:50am - 12:05pm LAFAYETTE (102) Patricia M Connolly
03 3122 9/7/16 - 12/23/16 WF 1:40pm - 2:55pm LAFAYETTE (104) Michelle Crafton
04 3123 TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA
05 3124 9/7/16 - 12/22/16 W 4:30pm - 6:50pm LAFAYETTE (104) Richard C Sherman
S1 3138 9/7/16 - 12/22/16 W 4:30pm - 6:50pm LAFAYETTE (104) Richard C Sherman

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.