SOCW 2113 Social Work: A Helping Profession

An overview of the history of social services available to people in need.

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SOCW 2113 Social Work: A Helping Profession

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2113 Social Work: A Helping Profession

An overview of the history of social services available to people in need. This course explores the role of professional social work in the development of social services, and the theoretical, ethical and practical foundations of professional social work. This class is a prerequisite to admission into the Social Work program. Students must be concurrently enrolled in SOCW 2121.

2121 Service Learning in Social Work

Provides students with the opportunity to participate in 20 hours of service learning in a project designed to increase the students’ knowledge of micro, mezzo, and macro social practice areas. This course is designed as the service-learning component for Social Work majors. Must be concurrently enrolled in SOCW 2113.

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  • SOCW 2121

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