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SOWK433. Social Policy and Practice

This course provides an overview of modern social policy. The formation process and historical basis of social policy within local, state, and federal political structures are studied. Public policies significantly impacting human services are reviewed with special attention given to policy outcomes and applications impacting the field.  Prerequisite: Entrance into the SW program and SOWK 234. Credit, 3 hours. Offered fall semesters in-seat and each semester online.