Course: SWRK 502. Human Behavior and Social Environment II (3)
Prerequisites: SWRK 501; Graduate admission; Acceptance to the MSW program. This is the second of two human behavior and the social environment courses that provide understanding of human behavior and social environmental relationships from an ecological perspective. It focuses on the developmental dynamics of larger social systems, specifically groups, organizations, and communities, and their influence on individuals and families within urban communities. The systems’ interdependence with political, social, cultural, and economic and natural environments is explored. The content emphasizes intersectionality, inclusive identities, and social justice in relation to social systems.