SWK 335 - Human Behavior in the Social Environment I
(4)Human Behavior in the Social Environment is the first of the two-semester course that includes the study of traditional and alternative paradigms to explain the physical, cognitive, identity, and socio-emotional development of individuals within diverse family groups, with specific focus on conception to late adolescence. Students will learn how to critically evaluate the literature, with specific attention to adaptive functioning, diversity issues between and within groups, and ethical practice. A strengths perspective will be utilized to integrate knowledge and practice. Prerequisite(s): SOC 115 Principles of Sociology or SOC 120 Introduction to Sociology and PSYCH 120 Introduction to Psychology or PSYCH 121 General Psychology.