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Introduction to Social Work

Subject ID Classroom Hours Lab Hours Clinic Coop Or Shop Hours Credit Hours
SWK 110 3 0 0 3
Prerequisite

None

Corequisite

None

Description

This course examines the historical development, values, orientation, and professional standards of social work and focuses on the terminology and broader systems of social welfare. Emphasis is placed on the various fields of practice including those agencies whose primary function is financial assistance, corrections, mental health, and protective services. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the knowledge, values, and skills of the social work professional.

Credit by examination is not available for this course because of the nature of the course and in some cases safety requirements in the use of equipment. Any exceptions must be with the approval of the department chairperson.

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