SW201 Human Behavior and the Social Environment I

Social Work    credits: 3


Explores how social systems impact and are impacted by a broad context of human behavior in culture and society, communities and organizations, groups, families, and individuals. These systems are viewed as conceptual tools for social work practice. Introduces systems theory and emphasizes the role of social forces as shapers of human behavior. Presents life span phases including infancy, childhood, and adolescence. Special topics include ethnocentrism and racism. Prerequisites: PS110 (at least concurrently). Offered fall.