Course Detail
Units:
3.0
Course Components:
Lecture
Enrollment Information
Enrollment Requirement:
Prerequisites: "C+" or better in SW 6140.
Course Attribute:
Hybrid Classes
Sustainability - Limited
Description
This is the second of two required 3-credit courses in the Macro sequence of the MSW Program. Successful completion of the first course in the sequence is required. This course develops social workers’ knowledge of social policies and programs that affect individuals and communities, with a focus on federal and state provisioning to support impoverished and marginalized populations. Students examine various phases of policy development, and practice skills related to advocacy and policy analysis.