SOCW 410 18A - Social Welfare Pol and Svcs
Examination of social welfare within a historical context, addressing the economic, political, social and ideological influences that have shaped the social welfare system and programs. Critical study of the income maintenance system in the United States as a response to the problems of inequality of opportunity and income, poverty, and income security; consideration of alternative approaches with discussion of the social worker's role in the system. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours.
*This course is for the 2018 iMSW Cohort. Online Collaborate sessions will be held every Thursday from 6:00-8:00 pm. Class meets online May 14th to July 6th.
Academic Program Restrictions:
NDEG:Strat Brand Comm onl-UIUC MSW:Social Work -UIUC
Option 1Number of Required Visit(s): 0
Course Level: Graduate
Credit: 4 hr