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 3450 - Social Welfare Policy and Services
Credits: 3

The study of major social welfare policies (income maintenance, health care, employment, social services) in the United States. Policies and services reviewed in historical perspective. Falls. Open to majors and Interdisciplinary majors with Social Work as one area of concentration, or permission of the instructor.

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