Introduction to Social Work

SWK 200
Social Work
3 (Fee Required)
General Psychology

This course introduces students to the social work profession. Students will explore the relevance of the profession to society, highlighting poverty and the social welfare system, as well as other social systems and influences like emotional/behavioral problems, family problems, crime, aging, etc. The course gives special attention to the use of empowerment, social work values and ethics, and social justice.