Feb 03, 2023  
2021 - 2022 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2021 - 2022 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

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SWK 461 - Social Work Practice III: Macro-Practice

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This course is the third in the Social Work Practice Sequence.  Students will receive instruction in and experience with engaging, assessing and building productive relationships with and within organizations and communities at the macro- practice level. A central focus of this course involves attention to particular elements of large system dynamics affecting women and members of diverse ethnic and racial groups in order to expose students to an appreciation of human diversity, the promotion of social and economic justice, and empowerment of oppressed populations.  The course includes an overview of organizational and community structures and development within large systems and the interaction between them and provides the student with the opportunity to integrate research, evaluation, knowledge, skills, and values derived from core courses. This course is only open to Social Work majors. Prerequisite(s): A minimum of a C is earned: SOSCI 210, SOSCI 220, SWK 335, SWK 336, SWK 352, SWK 353, SWK 370. Students must have senior standing in the Social Work Program.    Corequisite(s): SWK 464 , SWK 465  and senior status in the degree program.



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