Courses

The 120-credit curriculum provides content in human behavior and the social environment, social welfare policy and services, practice theory and skills, and research. The field education component (450 supervised hours) provides students with a hands-on learning experience in social service agencies throughout New Hampshire. The curriculum integrates content on values and ethics, human diversity, populations-at-risk, and the promotion of social and economic justice. Options are available in aging services, child and family services, health services, mental health services, and social services for Spanish-speaking communities.

SW 3350 - Human Behavior and the Social Environment II
Credits: 3
The study of human behavior as it influences and is influenced by the social environment, including factors such as race, age, social class, gender and geographic location. Provides an understanding of the impact of these factors from adolescence to old age. A social systems model is used to study the impact of these influences on individuals, families, groups, organizations and community. Open to majors and Interdisciplinary majors with Social Work as one area of concentration, or permission of the instructor. Springs. Prerequisite(s): SW 2200, SW 2500, PS 2010, SO 2220.

*All course information is from the 2014-2015 Catalog.