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 3460 - Human Diversity and the Social Environment
Credits: 3
The study of human behavior as it influences and is influenced by cultural and social diversity. Helps students develop an understanding and appreciation for human diversity. Provides an orientation to culturally-sensitive social work practice. Gives special attention to the consequences of prejudice and discrimination, especially for people of color, women and gay/lesbian individuals. Open to majors and Interdisciplinary majors with Social Work as one area of concentration, or permission of the instructor. Unscheduled. Prerequisite(s): SW 3340 or SW 3350. (DICO)

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