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    Jan 25, 2020  
2019-2020 | Academic Catalog 
2019-2020 | Academic Catalog


SSV 113S Introduction to Social Welfare

3.00 credit hours

Introduction to the historical development of the American Social Welfare System. Cultural conditions, political perspectives, foundational values/ ideologies, and ethical principles will be reviewed as they relate to social problem identification, policy development, and service provision/implementation. Student will be introduced to the local, state and federal structures that impact policy formation, program administration, and economic support. Issues of human diversity, discrimination, social justice, inequality, and oppression will be discussed as related to contemporary social welfare policy, programs, and service delivery. Recommended: Recommended preparation: SSV 111S  and SSV 112S .

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