Course Descriptions

Course Descriptions for the MSW program

Social welfare policies promote or undermine human rights, fundamental freedoms, and social and economic opportunities. Social workers must have broad knowledge of the organization and structure of the social welfare system and how social services are funded. The course explores the foundations of American social values, political and economic structures, and power and privilege in relation to how these impact social welfare policy development, create or limit access and availability to social welfare services and benefits.

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