Sep 28, 2022  
The University of North Carolina Pembroke 2014-2015 Catalog 
    
The University of North Carolina Pembroke 2014-2015 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SWK 5070. Social Welfare Policies and Analysis (3 credits)


This course provides students with an overview of the history and development of social policy and programs in the United States. Students will learn how to analyze contemporary social policy issues and social programs and to understand the relationship between social policy and law. The course focuses on political, economic, and other social conditions that influence policy and law with an emphasis on social justice. Students will learn basic legal research and will become familiar with laws that provide the foundation for many social policies. Students will develop skills necessary to function within the legal system on behalf of various vulnerable populations. PREREQ: Admission to Graduate School.



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