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SOCW 2361 Introduction to Social Work
An overview of the history, fields, skills, and values of social work practice in the United States. Prerequisite: Meet TSI college-readiness standard for Reading and Writing; or equivalent. 3 credit hours. (A)
SOCW 2362 Social Welfare
This course provides an overview of contemporary social welfare including income support services, mental health services and services for children and families. It includes an examination of social welfare policy and programs. Prerequisite: Meet TSI college-readiness standard for Reading and Writing; or equivalent. Prerequisite/Concurrent enrollment: SOCW 2361. 3 credit hours. (A)
SOCW 2389 Academic Cooperative
A supervised experiential learning course designed to integrate program study with introductory exposure to the field of social work. In conjunction with individual study and/or seminars, the student will set specific goals and objectives in the study of social work and/or social institutions. The academic cooperative is not a social work skills-based practice experience, but instead, an observational volunteer experience. The course must include a minimum of 80 contact hours (48 hours in a social service setting). (SOCW 2389 is included in the Social Work Field of Study.) Lab required. Prerequisite: SOCW 2361. 3 credit hours. (A)