Social Work (SOCW)

SOCW 2361  Introduction to Social Work  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

AN INTRODUCTORY SURVEY OF THE FIELD OF SOCIAL WORK INCLUDING THE NATURE, FUNCTION, AND TYPES OF SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE. THIS COURSE IS DESIGNED TO ACQUAINT THE STUDENT WITH THE HISTORY, TERMINOLOGY, SCOPE, AND VALUES OF THE PROFESSION OF SOCIAL WORK.

SOCW 3310  Approaches to Social Welfare  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

ORIGIN, DEVELOPMENT, AND PRESENT STATUS OF SOCIAL SERVICE PROGRAMS WITH PARTICULAR EMPHASIS ON THE RELATIONSHIP OF PROGRAM RESOURCES, HUMAN NEEDS, AND THE METHODS THROUGH WHICH SERVICES ARE PROVIDED.

SOCW 3320  SOCIAL SERVICES IN THE COMMUNITY  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

AN INTRODUCTION TO THE ORGANIZATIONS AND AGENCIES INVOLVED IN SOCIAL SERVICE DELIVERY. EXPLORATION OF THE RANGE AND CHARACTERISTICS OF THE HUMAN SERVICE DELIVERY SYSTEM WITH PARTICULAR EMPHASIS ON THE SOCIAL WORK PROFESSION.

Prerequisite: SOCW 3310.

SOCW 3350  Social Work Practice  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE FROM A GENERALIST PERSPECTIVE OF SOCIAL WORK INTERVENTION. DATA COLLECTION, ASSESSMENT, INTERVENTION, PLANNING/IMPLEMENTATION, AND EVALUATION ARE COVERED.

Prerequisite: SOCW 3301.

SOCW 4396  Directed Individual Study  
1-3 Semester Credit Hours  

SEE COLLEGE DESCRIPTION.

SOCW 4398  Applied Experience  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

ONE SEMESTER COURSE OF FIELD WORK IN A SELECTED AGENCY. (SEE COLLEGE DESCRIPTION.