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2018-2019 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog

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SW 150 - Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare

Social work practice, ethics, and values, in the context of social welfare policy in the United States are discussed. Topics in social welfare are examined including social policy, service delivery, research, theory, and practice. Basic social work values and concepts are interpreted. Offered every semester. Note: SW 150 is a prerequisite for all social work courses.

Credits: 3

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