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SWK 475 - Senior Seminar: Diversity
Senior Seminar:Diversity, Human Rights, & Social Justice
Prerequisites: SWK 300, 312, 333
Co-requisites: SWK 320, 350
LAC student with at least two Tier II courses or GER student Note: Open to social work majors only.

This course takes a socio-historical perspective in the examination of issues of diversity, human rights, and social justice in an effort to create a foundation of understanding of these complex issues and contribute to the student's development as a cultural competent generalist social work practitioner. This capstone seminar for social work students builds upon the liberal arts foundation and social work knowledge of human behavior, social policy, and quantitative and qualitative inquiry in the examination of issues of diversity, human rights and social justice. Students will learn a practice framework that integrates a human rights perspective, which promotes the dignity, respect, and well-being of all persons with a social justice perspective which seeks to understand, challenge, and combat oppression, unequal access to resources, and social inequities. Students engage in critical self-awareness and apply an integrated practice framework for use with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities, that advance human rights and social and economic justice. This writing intensive course fulfull Tier 3: Independent Inquiry of the Liberal Arts Core. At the conclusion of this course students will be able to: 1. Demonstrate the ability to engage in independent inquiry; 2. Apply current and critical thinking in a focused area of study; 3. Reflect on the context of their independent inquiry; and 4. Reflect on this work as an outcome of their liberal arts education.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Other hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Seminar

Soc, Anthr, Crim & Social Wk Department

Course Attributes:
LAC T3-LiberalArts Experience, Writing Intensive

Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Non Credit
Must be enrolled in one of the following Majors:     
      Social Work

Corequisites:
SWK 320
SWK 350

Prerequisites:
Prerequisite SWK 475

General Requirements:
Course or Test: SWK 300
May be taken concurrently.
and
Course or Test: SWK 312
May not be taken concurrently.
and
Course or Test: SWK 333
May not be taken concurrently.
Prerequisites:
Prerequisite LAC T3

General Requirements:
Rule: T3: Two Tier II Courses for a total of 2 conditions )
Course Attribute: T2CE
May not be taken concurrently. Course Attribute: T2CP
May not be taken concurrently. Course Attribute: T2IS
May not be taken concurrently. Course Attribute: T2IT
May not be taken concurrently. Course Attribute: T2NS
May not be taken concurrently. End of rule T3

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May not be taken concurrently.
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May not be taken concurrently.

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