SOC 359 - Social Welfare as an Institution

Description
This course examines basic social welfare theory and methods in order to understand the structure and function of public and private welfare in American society. Social welfare is examined as part of the larger American social structure, reflecting cultural values as well as political and economic processes. Attention is given to several areas of social welfare in which specialization has occurred, including work with the elderly, the chemically dependent and battered children and adults. (Prerequisite: SOC 152)
Credits
4
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Recent Semesters
Fall 2019, Fall 2018, Fall 2017, Fall 2016
Offered
MWF
Avg. Class Size
25
Avg. Sections
1