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Social Work Course Descriptions

*GER Approved Course

*SW 280: Introduction to Social Work – 3 credit hours

向学生介绍社会工作专业及其价值、技能和知识基础.

*SW 301: Human Behavior in the Social Environment I – 3 credit hours

以个人和家庭制度为重点,提出社会制度框架. Emphasizes integration of social and behavioral theories. Prerequisites: SW 280, **Psy 105, **Soc 204, **Bio 100. (**These may be taken as a co-requisite with advisor permission.)

*SW 302: Human Behavior in the Social Environment II – 3 credit hours

A continuation of SW 301. Focus is on human behavior in the social environment, with an emphasis on groups, organizations, and communities from a social systems perspective. Prerequisite: SW 301.

SW 304: Social Work Practice I – 3 credit hours

介绍多面手社会工作实践的知识、原则、价值观和技能. Prerequisites: Admission to the program, SW 301 and *SW 302 (**May be taken as a co-requisite).

SW 305: Field Practicum I/Seminar – 3 credit hours

社会工作实践的多面手基础,包括现场代理实习和每周一次的研讨会,重点是多面手社会工作实践的持续技能培养. 将课堂学习与实地实习相结合. Prerequisite: SW 304 and Senior status.

SW 306: Social Work Practice II – 3 credit hours

Practice II continues the development of knowledge, values, and skills for generalist social work practice, with the focus at the group level. Prerequisite: SW 304.

SW 308: Social Work Practice III – 3 credit hours

This course continues the development of knowledge, values, and skills for generalist social work practice. The focus, however, 是否在组织和社区层面上使用社会系统方法进行通才实践. Prerequisite: SW 304.

SW 309 // MSW 509: Social Work in Criminal Justice – 3 credit hours

对犯罪行为的调查,对罪犯的制裁和改造. 讨论了刑事司法制度对社会工作实践的启示. 本课程可作为本科生或研究生的选修课,但不能同时用于两个专业. Prerequisite: Undergraduate — Sophomore status; Graduate — Admission to MSW program.

*SW 310: Social Issues in Diversity – 3 credit hours

对美国几个少数民族群体及其互动模式的深入调查:土著, African, and Hispanic Americans; women as a minority group; religions minorities; and the gay and lesbian population. 强调社会工作的知识,价值观和实践技能与不同人群的成员. Prerequisite: Sophomore status.

*SW 312 // MSW 512: Death and Dying – 3 credit hours

The study of death and dying in American society; changes in attitudes and norms; future trends; services to clients and families. 本课程可作为本科生或研究生的选修课,但不能同时用于两个专业. Prerequisite: Undergraduate — Sophomore status; Graduate — Admission to MSW program.

SW 313: Social Work and Aging – 3 credit hours

Social aspects of aging, including changing role definitions of the elderly and the special problems of growing old in today’s society; services to the elderly population. 讨论了经济和社会公正问题及其对社会工作实践的影响. Prerequisite: Sophomore status.

SW 326: Women at Risk – 3 credit hours

本课程评估不同文化背景下女性的不同经历, geographies, socio-economic classes, religions, and developmental histories. 将探讨确定妇女作为一个群体以及她们之间的固有危险的能力. 学生将被要求从文化角度分析女性的潜在风险, developmental, 以及人类经验的多个领域的历史视角:个体, family, and community roles/perspectives; employment; health; socio-economic and political arenas. Prerequisite: Sophomore status.

SW 381: Ethical Considerations in Social Work Practice – 3 credit hours

旨在提高学生对社会工作实践中道德方面的敏感性, this course aids them in developing a personal approach to such issues, 并帮助他们在专业社会工作实践中考虑道德决策的基本要素. Prerequisite: Sophomore status.

SW 400 /MSW 541: Child Abuse and Neglect – 3 credit hours

本课程旨在从社会工作的角度全面介绍虐待和忽视儿童. 所有专业工作环境中的社会工作者必须知道如何识别儿童虐待和家庭暴力. 学生将学习家庭动态和虐待指标以及微观和宏观层面的有效干预措施. Students will also learn the extent of the problem, its effects on children, treatment issues, the social worker’s role in a multidisciplinary team approach, and how to advocate for individuals and families. 本课程可作为本科生选修课或研究生选修课,但不能同时选修. Prerequisite: UG — Sophomore status; Graduate — Admission to MSW program.

SW 401: Social Welfare Policy – 3 credit hours

包括当前的问题和历史背景下的社会福利政策和项目的问题. Prerequisites: Admission to the program; SW 280, **Pls 201 (**May be co-requisite with advisor permission).

SW 403: Child Abuse Interventions – 3 credit hours

学生将学习与受虐待/被忽视儿童及其家庭的社会工作有关的各种实践技能和治疗干预措施, 并有几个机会通过各种教学方法发展自己的技能. Prerequisite: SW 400.

SW 405: Research Methods – 3 credit hours

本课程介绍社会科学研究的逻辑和技术. 重点将放在测量、抽样技术、研究设计和数据分析上. Prerequisite: Admission to the program.

SW 406: Field Practicum II/Seminar – 6 credit hours

现场代理实习,整合通才社会工作知识、价值观和技能. 课堂研讨课为所有研修班学生提供了学习与实践相结合的机会. Prerequisites: Senior status; SW 305, SW 306, and SW 308.

SW 410: Research and Statistics – 3 credit hours

In this course, the student will learn to analyze, understand, 并使用社会科学统计程序(SPSS)呈现数据. The basics of statistical analysis will be introduced.  学生将成为已发表的社会工作研究的知情消费者,并将发展进行基本研究分析的能力.  Prerequisites: Junior or Senior status and SW 405.

SW 443 // MSW 643: Spiritual Issues in Later Life – 3 credit hours

本课程帮助学生培养与老年人一起工作和理解老年人精神世界的文化能力. 学生将发展技能,以评估和胜任和道德回应成人在以后的生活中不同的精神和宗教观点. 本课程可作为本科生或研究生的选修课,但不能同时用于两个专业. Prerequisite: Undergraduate — Sophomore status; Graduate — Admission to MSW program.

*SW 499H: Servant Leadership in Action – 3 credit hours

这个荣誉学院高级研讨会提供当前领导理论和实践的指导,特别强调仆人式领导. Classroom instruction, open discussion, 以团队为导向的小组活动将使学生成为社区领袖和变革的推动者. Complementing the traditional classroom learning experience, this course includes the development, planning, 并实施一个班级范围的服务项目,作为一个团队的努力来完成. This course fills a general education requirement (GER) in social and behavioral sciences. Prerequisites: Junior status; membership in Honors College.

Sociology 

*GER Approved Course

*Soc 204: Principles of Sociology – 3 credit hours

介绍与社会研究有关的主要概念和原则, social institutions, and social interaction.