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.

Credits: 3
Helps students develop an understanding of and appreciation for an empirical approach to building knowledge for practice and evaluating the delivery of services. Content includes quantitative and qualitative methodologies, data analysis, evaluation of practice, analysis and evaluation of research reports and a review of relevant technological advances. Springs. Prerequisite(s): SW 2200 and (MA 2300 or SS 3700 or SW 3700). (TECO)

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