2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
    
    Jan 29, 2023  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog

HUSE 290 - Social Welfare

3 CR
This course explores the social forces supporting the development of social welfare and social service policy. There is a focus on how people are affected by such problems as poverty, child abuse, alcoholism, crime, mental retardation, overpopulation, and emotional difficulties.

Requisites: Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 244, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55 .
Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Discuss key social problems in the United States.
  2. Identify the helping institutions developed to evaluate and treat problems in the United States.
  3. Explain the role of social work in regards to treating social problems within our social welfare and social service organizations.