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SOWK 181 - 01 Introduction to Social Work See Details * *

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Course Registration Number:

47330 (View in ClassFinder)

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Instructor:

Melissa A. Lundquist

This course introduces the student to the profession of social work within the context of the social welfare system. It provides an overview of an integrative approach to generalist social work practice which emphasizes intervention on individual, community and societal levels. Special emphasis is placed on values, human diversity, social justice and social work fields of practice.

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MCH 1110955-1135- T - - - - -
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SOWK 181 - 01A Introduction to Social Work See Details * *

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Course Registration Number:

47943 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Melissa A. Lundquist

This course introduces the student to the profession of social work within the context of the social welfare system. It provides an overview of an integrative approach to generalist social work practice which emphasizes intervention on individual, community and societal levels. Special emphasis is placed on values, human diversity, social justice and social work fields of practice.

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SOWK 291 - 01 The Anatomy of Violence See Details * *

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Course Registration Number:

46487 (View in ClassFinder)

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Instructor:

Andrea A. Nesmith

The purpose of this course is to increase the knowledge and understanding of cultural, racial and interpersonal violence and develop a commitment to promoting a violence-free society. Emphasis is on exploration of the extent,causes and effects of violence and strategies for intervention on the micro and macro levels. Specific areas of study include domestic/partner abuse, child abuse/neglect, peer/date violence, elder abuse, sexual assault/sexual harassment, cultural violence, racism and other systemic oppression.

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MCH 1101525-1700- T - - - - -
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SOWK 291 - 01A The Anatomy of Violence See Details * *

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See Details

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Course Registration Number:

48026 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Andrea A. Nesmith

The purpose of this course is to increase the knowledge and understanding of cultural, racial and interpersonal violence and develop a commitment to promoting a violence-free society. Emphasis is on exploration of the extent,causes and effects of violence and strategies for intervention on the micro and macro levels. Specific areas of study include domestic/partner abuse, child abuse/neglect, peer/date violence, elder abuse, sexual assault/sexual harassment, cultural violence, racism and other systemic oppression.

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SOWK 355 - 01 Comm/Interviewing Skills See Details * *

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Course Registration Number:

44577 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Melissa A. Lundquist

This course is the first of a four-course practice sequence. The primary focus is on communication theory and skills as applied to social work with individuals, families, small groups, communities and organizations. There is an emphasis on self-awareness, beginning assessment skills and diversity issues. An integrative approach to generalist social work practice provides the context for intervention on individual, environmental and societal levels. SOWK 355 is taken with SOWK 375 (or 378) in the fall. Prerequisites or concurrent registration with: SOWK 181 (or 281 under the old course number) or consent of the program director.

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SCB 3241525-1700M - - - - - -
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SOWK 355 - 01A Comm/Interviewing Skills See Details * *

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See Details

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Location:

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Course Registration Number:

47990 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Melissa A. Lundquist

This course is the first of a four-course practice sequence. The primary focus is on communication theory and skills as applied to social work with individuals, families, small groups, communities and organizations. There is an emphasis on self-awareness, beginning assessment skills and diversity issues. An integrative approach to generalist social work practice provides the context for intervention on individual, environmental and societal levels. SOWK 355 is taken with SOWK 375 (or 378) in the fall. Prerequisites or concurrent registration with: SOWK 181 (or 281 under the old course number) or consent of the program director.

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1525-1700M - - - - - -
SCB 3241525-1700- - W - - - -
SOWK 355 - 02 Comm/Interviewing Skills See Details * *

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Course Registration Number:

47646 (View in ClassFinder)

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Instructor:

Rebecca R. Roepke

This course is the first of a four-course practice sequence. The primary focus is on communication theory and skills as applied to social work with individuals, families, small groups, communities and organizations. There is an emphasis on self-awareness, beginning assessment skills and diversity issues. An integrative approach to generalist social work practice provides the context for intervention on individual, environmental and societal levels. SOWK 355 is taken with SOWK 375 (or 378) in the fall. Prerequisites or concurrent registration with: SOWK 181 (or 281 under the old course number) or consent of the program director.

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SCB 1041525-1700M - - - - - -
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SOWK 355 - 02A Comm/Interviewing Skills See Details * *

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See Details

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Location:

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Course Registration Number:

47776 (View in ClassFinder)

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Instructor:

Staff

This course is the first of a four-course practice sequence. The primary focus is on communication theory and skills as applied to social work with individuals, families, small groups, communities and organizations. There is an emphasis on self-awareness, beginning assessment skills and diversity issues. An integrative approach to generalist social work practice provides the context for intervention on individual, environmental and societal levels. SOWK 355 is taken with SOWK 375 (or 378) in the fall. Prerequisites or concurrent registration with: SOWK 181 (or 281 under the old course number) or consent of the program director.

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SCB 1041525-1700- - W - - - -
SOWK 375 - 01 Jr Field Place & Integ Seminar - - W - - - - 1335 - 1510 SCB 206

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- - W - - - -

Time of Day:

1335 - 1510

Location:

SCB 206

Course Registration Number:

44578 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Eva M. Solomonson

Junior Fieldwork complements your academic work through practical experience in a social work agency, institution or department. Under the supervision of an agency field instructor, the student learns beginning social work tasks and functions while applying theory to actual social work situations. Students participate in an on-campus seminar with other junior social work majors while in placement. The placement is 10–12 hours per week throughout two consecutive terms (fall and spring semesters) for day social work students. SOWK 378 (4 credits) is designed for students taking a semester abroad in their junior year. It combines SOWK 375 and SOWK 376 into a single semester. Day students must consult with the program director before registering for this course. Prerequisites: SOWK 375 must be taken before SOWK 376. Prerequisites with concurrency: For SOWK 375: SOWK 181 (or 281 under the old course number) and SOWK 355.

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SOWK 375 - 02 Jr Field Place & Integ Seminar - - W - - - - 1335 - 1510 SCB 205

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- - W - - - -

Time of Day:

1335 - 1510

Location:

SCB 205

Course Registration Number:

44994 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Kayla M. Richards

Junior Fieldwork complements your academic work through practical experience in a social work agency, institution or department. Under the supervision of an agency field instructor, the student learns beginning social work tasks and functions while applying theory to actual social work situations. Students participate in an on-campus seminar with other junior social work majors while in placement. The placement is 10–12 hours per week throughout two consecutive terms (fall and spring semesters) for day social work students. SOWK 378 (4 credits) is designed for students taking a semester abroad in their junior year. It combines SOWK 375 and SOWK 376 into a single semester. Day students must consult with the program director before registering for this course. Prerequisites: SOWK 375 must be taken before SOWK 376. Prerequisites with concurrency: For SOWK 375: SOWK 181 (or 281 under the old course number) and SOWK 355.

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SOWK 378 - 01 Jr Field Place & Integ Seminar - - W - - - - 1335 - 1510 SCB 206

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- - W - - - -

Time of Day:

1335 - 1510

Location:

SCB 206

Course Registration Number:

44579 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Eva M. Solomonson

Junior Fieldwork complements your academic work through practical experience in a social work agency, institution or department. Under the supervision of an agency field instructor, the student learns beginning social work tasks and functions while applying theory to actual social work situations. Students participate in an on-campus seminar with other junior social work majors while in placement. The placement is 10–12 hours per week throughout two consecutive terms (fall and spring semesters) for day social work students. SOWK 378 (4 credits) is designed for students taking a semester abroad in their junior year. It combines SOWK 375 and SOWK 376 into a single semester. Day students must consult with the program director before registering for this course. Prerequisites: SOWK 375 must be taken before SOWK 376. Prerequisites with concurrency: For SOWK 375: SOWK 181 (or 281 under the old course number) and SOWK 355.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
SOWK 378 - 02 Jr Field Place & Integ Seminar - - W - - - - 1335 - 1510 SCB 205

Days of Week:

- - W - - - -

Time of Day:

1335 - 1510

Location:

SCB 205

Course Registration Number:

44995 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Kayla M. Richards

Junior Fieldwork complements your academic work through practical experience in a social work agency, institution or department. Under the supervision of an agency field instructor, the student learns beginning social work tasks and functions while applying theory to actual social work situations. Students participate in an on-campus seminar with other junior social work majors while in placement. The placement is 10–12 hours per week throughout two consecutive terms (fall and spring semesters) for day social work students. SOWK 378 (4 credits) is designed for students taking a semester abroad in their junior year. It combines SOWK 375 and SOWK 376 into a single semester. Day students must consult with the program director before registering for this course. Prerequisites: SOWK 375 must be taken before SOWK 376. Prerequisites with concurrency: For SOWK 375: SOWK 181 (or 281 under the old course number) and SOWK 355.

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SOWK 391 - 01 Social Policy for Change See Details * *

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Course Registration Number:

44300 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Andrea A. Nesmith

This course equips students to understand and critically analyze current and past social policies. Policy alternatives are explored with a focus on the values and attitudes as well as the societal, economic and political dynamics from which they originate. Roles and responsibilities of citizens and professionals in formulating and implementing policies responsive to actual social needs are addressed. Prerequisite: SOWK 181 (or 281 under the old course number) or consent of the Program Director.

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BEC 1111330-1510- T - - - - -
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SOWK 391 - 01A Social Policy for Change See Details * *

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Location:

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Course Registration Number:

48027 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Andrea A. Nesmith

This course equips students to understand and critically analyze current and past social policies. Policy alternatives are explored with a focus on the values and attitudes as well as the societal, economic and political dynamics from which they originate. Roles and responsibilities of citizens and professionals in formulating and implementing policies responsive to actual social needs are addressed. Prerequisite: SOWK 181 (or 281 under the old course number) or consent of the Program Director.

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BEC 1111330-1510- - - R - - -
SOWK 401 - 01 Gen Pract 1: Small Client Syst See Details * *

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Course Registration Number:

45902 (View in ClassFinder)

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Instructor:

Tonya L. Horn

This is the third course in the four-part practice sequence. This course prepares students for generalist social work practice with individuals, families and groups in the context of their social environments with emphasis on aspects of diversity. A primary focus is the application of social work knowledge through increased development of skills. The overall goal of the course is integration and application of the stages of the generalist social work method. SOWK 401 is taken with 405 in the fall by seniors. Prerequisites: SOWK 355 and SOWK 385.

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SCB 3290830-1135- - W - - - -
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SOWK 401 - 01A Gen. Pract I: Small Client Sys See Details * *

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See Details

Time of Day:

*

Location:

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Course Registration Number:

48087 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Tonya L. Horn

This is the third course in the four-part practice sequence. This course prepares students for generalist social work practice with individuals, families and groups in the context of their social environments with emphasis on aspects of diversity. A primary focus is the application of social work knowledge through increased development of skills. The overall goal of the course is integration and application of the stages of the generalist social work method. SOWK 401 is taken with 405 in the fall by seniors. Prerequisites: SOWK 355 and SOWK 385.

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0830-1135- - W - - - -
SCB 3290830-1135- - W - - - -
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SOWK 405 - 01 Sr Field Place & Integ Seminar - - W - - - - 1525 - 1700 SCB 211

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- - W - - - -

Time of Day:

1525 - 1700

Location:

SCB 211

Course Registration Number:

45903 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Eva M. Solomonson

Senior Fieldwork complements the student’s academic work through practical experiences in a social work agency, institution or department. Under the supervision of an agency field instructor, the student learns social work tasks and functions while applying theory to actual social work situations. Students participate in an on-campus seminar with other senior social work majors while in placement. The placement is approximately 15-20 hours per week throughout two consecutive terms (fall and spring semesters). Concurrent registration in SOWK 401 is required. SOWK 405 is the fall course.

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SOWK 405 - 02 Sr Field Place & Integ Seminar - - - R - - - 1525 - 1700 SCB 205

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- - - R - - -

Time of Day:

1525 - 1700

Location:

SCB 205

Course Registration Number:

45904 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Catrice M. O'Neal

Senior Fieldwork complements the student’s academic work through practical experiences in a social work agency, institution or department. Under the supervision of an agency field instructor, the student learns social work tasks and functions while applying theory to actual social work situations. Students participate in an on-campus seminar with other senior social work majors while in placement. The placement is approximately 15-20 hours per week throughout two consecutive terms (fall and spring semesters). Concurrent registration in SOWK 401 is required. SOWK 405 is the fall course.

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J-Term 2021 Courses

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SOWK 297 - L01 Topics: Dying in America - - - - - - - -

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- - - - - - -

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Course Registration Number:

10604 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4

Instructor:

Staff

The subject matter of these courses will vary from year to year, but will not duplicate existing courses. Descriptions of these courses are available in the Searchable Class Schedule on Murphy Online, View Searchable Class Schedule * Only offered at UST

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