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SOWK 360 - Social Welfare History and Policy
Fall 2017, Section 01

ID #Subj#SecTitleDatesDaysTimeCrdsStatusInstructorDelivery MethodLoc
000331 SOWK 360 01 Social Welfare History and Policy
08/22 - 11/28
9:00am - 12:20pm
4.0 Open Izaksonas, Elena
Location: z MnSCU Metropolitan State University
Building/Room: LIBRARY 307

Meeting Details
8/22/2017 - 11/28/2017 T 9:00am - 12:20pm LIBRARY 307 Izaksonas, Elena

  • Prerequisite: Admission to social work major.

Location Details
Offered through: Metropolitan State University.
Campus: Metropolitan State University. Location: z MnSCU Metropolitan State University.

Seat Availability
Status: Open Size: 32 Enrolled: 23 Seats Remaining: 9

  • Restricted to the following major(s): Social Work

Full refund is available until August 27, 2017, 11:59PM CST.
Adding course is closed. Dropping course is closed.
The last day to withdraw from this course is November 20, 2017.

Tuition and Fees (Approximate)

Tuition and Fees (approximate):

Tuition -resident: $910.12
Tuition -nonresident: $1,856.92
Approximate Course Fees: $137.88

Course Level

Students acquire a critical understanding of the historic development of social welfare policy within the social work profession. They analyze social welfare policy, paying special attention to implications for communities of color and the role of social work professionals. Students learn the historic roots of social welfare policy and the social work profession and address the European dominance and the gendered development of the profession. They learn two approaches for analyzing social welfare policies and then learn to apply one to an issue that especially concerns communities of color. Students also explore a range of approaches to affect policy change, stressing the historic role of women and people of color as change agents. Prerequisite: Admission to social work major.

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