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2014-15 Catalog

SWK - SOCIAL WORK

SWK A106: Introduction to Social Welfare (3 CR) 

Contact Hours:  3 + 0
Prerequisites: SOC A101.
Crosslisted with: HUMS A106.
Course Attributes: UAA GER Social Sciences Requirement.
Analyzes social inequality and the American social welfare state. Traces historical evolution of government and non-government response to the provision of basic needs, opportunities, and rights for its citizenry, especially vulnerable populations. Investigates historical and persisting dilemmas—ethical, political, cultural, and economic—explicit and implicit, in achieving social justice. Assists in understanding of social welfare problems and solutions. 

 

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