Mount Vernon Nazarene University

2011-2012 Catalog

SWK3063 Human Behavior and the Social Environment I [3].

A study of a basic framework for creating and organizing empirically based theories and knowledge of human behavior and the social environment. Special emphasis is given to the reciprocal relationships between individual behavior and the larger social environment, social work ethics, and the impact of cultural human diversity, discrimination, and oppression on the individual’s ability to reach or maintain optimal health and well-being.

Prerequisite: Admission to the Social Work Program.

Co-requisite for traditional students: SWK3013. This course is offered in traditional and non-traditional formats.

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