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 3500 - Health and Society
Credits: 3
Examines current issues and problems in health, illness and health care delivery from a domestic and global perspective. Studies the impact of social life, including culture, social class, race and ethnicity, gender and age on physical and emotional health. Examines illness in developing countries, disparities in the health of populations and health care systems and policies in other nations. Falls. (GACO)(WECO)

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