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

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.