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2019-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SOW 3368 - Social Welfare Policy I

Credits: 3 hrs
This course will introduce fundamental concepts related to social policy, and explore the connection between social policy and social work practice. Working within a historical context we will examine the impact of social, political, and economic factors on social policy formation and implementation. Social policy will be examined from both strength- and problem-centered perspectives. Critical thinking will be encouraged as we examine the relationships between individual, institutional, and societal values. Key content areas such as the Social Security Act, health care policy, and welfare reform will be highlighted.
Pre-requisite(s):  SOW 3363  and Admission to Upper Division