SW 1041 Social Welfare: A World View

Comparative study of social welfare (social insurance, public welfare, charity and philanthropy, social services and mutual aid) in the United States and selected nations from five regions of the world as defined by the International Congress of Schools of Social Work (African, Asian, European, Latin American and North American regions).

Course details

Units: 
3
Course syllabus: 
View the course syllabus for more details
Course notes: 

Same as SOC SCI 1041 (900:041)

Bachelor of Liberal Studies (BLS) distribution area: 

Students working toward their Bachelor of Liberal Studies may apply credit earned in this course to their degree. This Guided Independent Study course is applicable to the Professional Fields distribution area. Learn more about the BLS degree program.

Liberal Arts Core: 

Students who plan to graduate from UNI must complete the Liberal Arts Core (LAC). This Guided Independent Study course is applicable to Category 5. Social Science - C. Topical Perspectives. For details about your LAC, please discuss with your advisor and/or visit www.uni.edu/lac.

Textbook(s)

Van Wormer, K. Introduction to Social Welfare and Social Work: The U.S. in Global Perspective. 2006. Belmont, CA: Thomson/Brooks/Cole.

PURCHASING TEXTBOOKS
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Additional materials: 

COURSE PACKET:

This course requires that you purchase a course packet. Course packets are available from Copyworks. Call 319-266-2306 to order your course packet over the phone with a credit card. Packets are available electronically or through hard copy.

Course delivery

This course is available in an online format, utilizing web pages and eLearning, a learning management system requiring Internet access and a web browser. Students may need access to someone who can assist with computer set-up.

Instructor(s)

Katherine Van Wormer

Enrollment information

Tuition: $233/unit, plus non-refundable enrollment fee of $10 and technology fee of $38 for online courses

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