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2022 Spring Block 5
SOC 257/Course/A - Topics: Social Work & Social Justice | Credits 1.00
Topics: Social Work and Social Justice

What is social work? How does the profession of social work contribute to social justice in the United States? This course takes a sociological approach to examine the historical and contemporary ways in which social work practices and policies impact diverse and/or at risk populations. Throughout the course, we will explore the values and ethics of social work, meet with practicing social workers, and explore topics such as poverty, racial inequality, mental and physical health, criminal justice, education, and other forms of social injustice and oppression.

Prerequisite: SOC 101 or First year writing seminar.

(Social Science) (Intercultural Literacy Intensive)

Registration Type Traditional
Fees N/A
Instructors Prof., Tori Barnes-Brus
Duration 1/10/2022 - 2/2/2022
Schedule Per Syllabus  9:00 AM - 3:00 PM;  Cornell College, West Hall, Room 111
Prerequisites (( SOC 101 / Course <can be taken concurrently> ) or ( ENG 111 / Writing <can be taken concurrently> ) or ( WRT 016 / Course <can be taken concurrently> ) or ( WRT 100 / Writing <can be taken concurrently> ) or ( WREQ / Writing Requirement <100.00> ))
Corequisites N/A
Credit Types Audit Credit
Class 25 Seats | 6 Remaining
Open (Minimum Met)

Primary population and other student populations allowed to register for this course:
 Primary Population# Others Allowed# Others Registered
Campus  Cornell College250
Program  Undergraduate250
Department  Sociology2519