SW-214 : Behavior & Social Environment

Academic Level:
Undergraduate
Department:
Social Work
Subject:
Social Work
Corequisites:
None
Credits:
3
An introduction to theories of human behavior related to how personality, environment, and culture interact with one another to shape the individual. The life cycle of individuals is reviewed in the context of families, groups, and larger social systems including the cultural, social, and physical environment. This knowledge is useful to social workers and other practitioners in dealing with problem situations, whether created by individuals or by environmental factors. 3 credits PREREQUISITES: SW 104/104 SL, PY 101, OR PERMISSION FROM THE DEPARTMENT CHAIR.