SW 721 Human Behavior and the Social Environment (Fall: 3)

Cross Listed with PS721
Prerequisite for Advanced HBSE and Clinical electives.
Required of all M.S.W. students.

A foundation course emphasizing a systemic perspective in human development and social functioning. Concepts from biology and the behavioral sciences provide the basis for understanding the developmental tasks of individuals, their families, and groups in the context of complex, environmental forces which support or inhibit growth and effective functioning. Attention is given to the variations that occur relative to ethnicity, race, social class, gender, and other differences which mediate the interface of these human systems with their environment.
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