Courses: Social Science


Course descriptions from the 2016-2017 Catalog.

SSCI 101 Self-Development (3)

This course will increase students' awareness and acceptance of their own personal and cultural values and background, develop learning strategies and communication skills, and address personal attitudes and barriers so as to provide opportunity for educational success. This course is repeatable.

Rec Prep: ENG 18 and 19 or equivalent

SOCIAL WORKSW 200 The Field of Social Work (3)

This SW 200 course offers the learner an orientation to the profession of social work in the context of existing within a multicultural society. This course examines the nature and scope of social work practice, its historical origins, and development. It also surveys foundational values of the field, the philosophy of the profession, codes of ethics, methods of practice, and a range of interventions.

Prerequisite: ENG 100 with a grade of C or better, or equivalent, or consent of instructor.

Rec Prep: HSER 100