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 3050 - Perspectives on Aging
Credits: 3
Examines concepts of aging, the aging process and its impact on individuals, families and society, and differences and disparities in aging by race, class and gender. Students examine demographic trends, as well as physical, social and emotional changes associated with aging. Political and economic issues of aging and older adulthood in modern society are also considered from both an historical and contemporary perspective. Springs. (WECO)

*All course information is from the 2016-2017 Catalog.