Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020

SWK 312 Human Behavior in the Social Environment II(RNL)

3 hours; 3 credits. The second of two foundation theory courses. The course will provide the student with the theoretical framework needed to develop as a generalist social work practitioner. This course will provide the generalist social worker with a broad, theoretical knowledge base to work effectively with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities. The students will study human development from a life course perspective recognizing patterns in the human behavior related to biological age, psychological age, and social age norms. The course will cover diversity in the life course related to historical time, gender, race, ethnicity, social class, current global trends, and other dimensions. Prerequisite: SWK 311 with a grade of C or higher.