SW 551 Policy Practice 3 cr. (3-0-0)
- Graded: A/F
- Prerequisite: None
This course introduces public welfare policy through lecture, discussion of the purposes of public welfare, and describes the most important programs created by those policies. It introduces students to the underlying values, assumptions and philosophical perspectives as well as the social, economic and political factors that have influenced the development of America’s social welfare system, including its goals, policies and programs.