GISW SW 1041 Social Welfare: A World View -- 3 unit(s)

Comparative study of social welfare (social insurance, public welfare, charity and philanthropy, social services and mutual aid) in the United States and selected nations from five regions of the world as defined by the International Congress of Schools of Social Work (African, Asian, European, Latin American and North American regions).

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Course syllabus
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Course notes
Same as SOC SCI 1041
Delivery

GIS Print IconThis course is available in a print-based format. Mail completed assignments to the GIS Office. We will forward them to the instructor for grading.

GIS Web IconThis course is available in an online format, utilizing web pages and eLearning, a learning management system requiring Internet access and a web browser. Students may need access to someone who can assist with computer set-up.

Prerequisites
none
Liberal Arts Core
Students who plan to graduate from UNI must complete the Liberal Arts Core (LAC). This Guided Independent Study course is applicable to Category 5. Social Science - C. Topical Perspectives. For details about your LAC, please discuss with your advisor and/or visit www.uni.edu/lac.
Bachelor of Liberal Studies (BLS) distribution area
Students working toward their Bachelor of Liberal Studies may apply credit earned in this course to their degree. This Guided Independent Study course is applicable to the Professional Fields distribution area. Learn more about the BLS degree program.
Instructor(s)
Katherine Van Wormer, Professor
Textbook(s)

Van Wormer, K. Introduction to Social Welfare and Social Work: The U.S. in Global Perspective. 2006. Belmont, CA: Thomson/Brooks/Cole.

Additional Course Materials

A course packet containing reading materials is available from the Guided Independent Study Office for $24.

PURCHASING TEXTBOOKS
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