Social Work Courses

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SOWK 101|Introduction to Social Work

5 Credits

Formerly HS 101

An overview of social work experience including history, purpose and tasks, practice settings, and future trends of social work profession.

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SOWK 103|Social Work Ethics

5 Credits

Formerly HS 103

The course is designed to review, discuss, and evaluate ethics as it pertains to the field of Social Work. The course will cover current ethical codes, ethical decision making, and how students' personal beliefs, attitudes, biases, and values impact their role as helping professionals.

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SOWK 201|Counseling Theory and Practice

5 Credits

Formerly HS 201

This course is an overview of major theories of counseling and psychotherapy. Students will be exposed to a wide variety of thories and have the opportunity to apply those approaches in classroom exercises and role-playing situations. Students will have the opportunity to develop a unique style of counseling, utilizing effective techniques with an emphasis on multicultural awareness.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: SOWK 101 or concurrent enrollment.

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