Jul 24, 2019  
Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017 
Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SOCW 434 - Social Welfare Issues and Policies

3 hours

A study of contemporary issues and policies that influence the delivery of social services. Course requirements include an analysis of organizational, local, state, national, and international issues in social welfare policy and social service delivery, lobbying efforts with local and national elected officials, and interactions with community residents and stakeholders. Students will understand and implement change for the best interest of stakeholders and advocate for policies consistent with social work values. A social welfare policy study tour to Washington, DC or the State Capitol is required to complete the course. Lab Fee: 16 ($500).
Prerequisite(s): MATH 215 ; SOCW 212 , SOCW 312 ; PLSC 254  or ECON 213 .