Current Social Issues

SWK 380
Social Work

This course will examine critical social issues in society. We will explore how these issues impact urban, rural, and suburban communities, as well as paying attention to the global trends. We will use a system's approach to assess community systems like healthcare, education, economics, politics, the environment, etc. Particular attention will be paid to researching issues, the influence of theology, the role of advocacy, and the importance of public policy.