Social Work and Human Services

SWHS 110

INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL WORK AND HUMAN SERVICES

3 UNITS

Grade Only

Recommended Preparation: ENGL 115 or equivalent.

Lecture 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Introduces students to social welfare and the societal institutions in the United States that structure the provision of social services. Covers a historical perspective on the development of United States social work and human services. Includes special attention on current service delivery systems, their policies and procedures, and the tasks of culturally responsive social workers and human service workers within those settings. Offers students the opportunity to complete volunteer work at a social service or community service agency, observing how social workers attempt to address social problems. [D; CSU]

SWHS 120

SOCIAL WORK FIELDS OF SERVICE SERVICES

3 UNITS

Grade Only

Prerequisite: SWHS 110 or equivalent.

Lecture 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Offers a supervised field experience in a community organization, agency, or institution to apply knowledge and learn new skills outside of the classroom environment. Provides an opportunity to develop skills that would facilitate gaining employment in the human services field. [D; CSU]