2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

SOCW 230 Human Behavior and the Social Environment 1

Builds a foundational understanding of people and their social environments focusing primarily on factors that influence human behavior such as culture, class, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender, discrimination, economic forces, organizations, and communities. Covers theories and knowledge about the ways social systems promote or deter people in maintaining or achieving health and well-being. Prerequisite: SOCW 100; or permission of the department chairperson. Open only to social work majors and minors, and family life educator certification and child development candidates.