2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SWK120: Social Problems: Analysis by Race, Class and Gender

3 Credit(s)
Students develop an understanding of the nature of social problems and their effect on individuals, families, and communities, with a focus on issues of social justice. Particular emphasis is placed on the effects of racism, classism, sexism and other forms of oppression in shaping the social condition. An integral part of the course is an in-depth look at the commitment of social workers and other professionals to vulnerable groups, with attention given to the eradication of oppression in all of its forms. Students learn how systems influence the perpetuation or remediation of social problems. Social problems are analyzed from various perspectives.
Theme: Defining the American Experience