2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Feb 19, 2020  
2018-19 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

SWK 231 - Human Behavior and the Social Environment (HBSE)

(4 credits)
HBSE focuses on interaction between an individual’s development and the functioning of groups, organizations and communities. This course is the foundation course in the human behavior and the social environment sequence to prepare baccalaureate students for general practice. It utilizes the person-in-the-environment perspective to integrate theoretical knowledge and research from the human, biological, psychological and social sciences in understanding human behavior. Human development across the life span within the context of the influence of ethnicity, race, culture, gender, social class, age, sexual orientation and disability is specifically addressed in an attempt to understand human behavior.

Note: Transfer credits will be evaluated on a course-by-course basis. No academic credit will be granted for social work courses taken in programs which are not accredited by the Council on Social Work Education. No academic credit will be granted, in whole or in part, for life experience or work experience. Students must achieve a grade of “C” or above in all social work core foundational courses. If not, the student must repeat the course until the standard has been achieved.

Prerequisites: PSY100SS, SWK140, SOC101SS, or permission of instructor.