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SW 330. Human Interaction in Social Systems

Credits: 3
Department: Social Work
Description: Human behavior from a social system perspective. Systemic model of family, groups, organizations, and communities as an integrated framework to assess problem situations.
Prerequisites: SW 195, SW 216, BIOL 103, HURL 201, HURL 206, PSY 240 or CEEP 262, SOC 160, STAT 193.
Corequisites: SW 340, SW 345
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Apply appropriate theoretical frameworks to human behavior across the life-span in their social environments and employ theoretical interventions to change behaviors.
2. Demonstrate the skills necessary to practice without discrimination and with respect for human diversity.
3. Critique and apply knowledge of human behavior and the social environment.
4. Recognize the extent to which a culture's structures and values may oppress, marginalize, alienate, create or enhance privilege and power.
5. Engage in policy practice to advance social and economic well-being and to deliver effective social work services.

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