Oct 01, 2023  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
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SW 210 Diversity, Oppression, and Social Justice

3 credits

This course provides an introduction to the practice of culturally grounded social work while examining diversity issues related to practice, policy, and research in the field of social work.  The influence of social factors, including race, ethnicity, social class, gender, sexual orientation, and status are critically examined in relation to the client and the social worker. Concepts and theory related to oppression and privilege are addressed as well as historically-based oppression for specific groups and communities with the goal of social change.

Prerequisite(s): SW 100  or permission of instructor

Diversity-certified Course

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