Behavioral & Natural Sciences: Sociology And Social Work Course Descriptions

Undergraduate 2020-2021

GST 261 Social and Psychological Aspects of Aging (3)
Prerequisite(s): SOC 103
Crosslisted SOC 261. An explanation of the basic sociological and psychological concepts and principles of aging individuals. Topics such as the social theories of aging, socialization, life course, social inequality, primary relationships, economy, the community, politics, and government will be covered.

GST 332 Holistic Wellness and Aging (3) IDS
This course uses an interdisciplinary approach to integrate knowledge and concepts about holistic health across multiple disciplines and applies them to the maintenance of wellness in aging. Concepts and approaches address the physical, mental, nutritional, social, spiritual, and cognitive aspects of wellness.

GST 333 Elder Abuse (3) IDS
Prerequisite(s): PSY 103 or PSY 103H or SOC 103
Crosslisted SWK 333. This course will explore the topic of elder abuse from multiple perspectives including the spiritual, psychological, legal, ethical, and health impact of abuse. The global, cultural, social, economic and political factors contributing to elder abuse, victim assistance and methods to prevent abuse will be discussed.

GST 350 Special Topics Global Aging: Comparative Perspectives (1-3)
Crosslisted SOC 350. Announcement of topics will be made when course is offered.

GST 359 Work, Leisure and Retirement (3)
This course provides an overview of work with the emphasis on the importance, background, development, and current trends of work, retirement and leisure issues in the United States. Comparisons are made on how other cultures address these issues.

GST 360 Mental Health & Aging (3)
This course provides an historical overview of the mental health system. Common emotional problems, psychiatric and cognitive disorders, and community mental health issues are addressed. In addition, mental health promotion as well as intervention in and treatment of mental health problems among older persons and their families.

SOC 103 Our Social World (3) CS
This course introduces students to the scientific study of society. It offers a systematic analysis of the dynamic interconnections between our individual lives and our social worlds. In this course we'll explore many dimensions of local and global social institutions and practices, working to understand how our own lives are embedded within and shaped by our social environments.

SOC 103S Serv Lrng:Intro Sociology (1) EXP
Concurrent requisite(s): SOC 103
Service Learning is an opportunity to engage in service to others while making academic connections to course material. This one credit hour course requires 30 hours of meaningful community service. Students will serve a community partner accomplishing projects relevant to the academic course to which the Service Learning credit is attached. Students will also be required to engage in different forms of reflection such as journaling, group guided reflection, and a one-on-one meeting with the course instructor. Students will develop a greater understanding of social problems, a sense of responsibility to our surrounding communities, and an increased awareness of their own faith and values.

SOC 202 Race, Class, Gender (3)
Prerequisite(s): SOC 103
Study of intergroup, racial and ethnic relations in America, including the cultural and political problems resulting from prejudice and discrimination.

SOC 202S Serv Lrng:Race, Class, Gender (1) EXP
Concurrent requisite(s): SOC 202
Service Learning is an opportunity to engage in service to others while making academic connections to course material. This one credit hour course requires 30 hours of meaningful community service. Students will serve a community partner accomplishing projects relevant to the academic course to which the Service Learning credit is attached. Students will also be required to engage in different forms of reflection such as journaling, group guided reflection, and a one-on-one meeting with the course instructor. Students will develop a greater understanding of social problems, a sense of responsibility to our surrounding communities, and an increased awareness of their own faith and values.

SOC 208 Social Psychology (3)
Prerequisite(s): PSY 103 or SOC 103
Crosslisted PSY 208. The study of how we think about, relate to and influence one another. Social perception, attitudes, social influence, prejudice, aggression, and attraction are examined.

SOC 212 Sociology of Sports (3)
Students will explore and discover the structural and cultural relationship of sport to society. Students will also examine the issues of race, gender, social stratification, deviances, and economics as they relate to sport in society.

SOC 216 Sociology of the Family (3)
Prerequisite(s): SOC 103
Families and the functions of the family as a social institution are studied within the context of social and cultural forces that have an impact on them. The interdependencies of families and communities are examined.

SOC 218 Mars and Venus? Gender,Culture and Society (3)
Prerequisite(s): SOC 103
Are men and women really so different? This course examines this question by exploring the social construction of sex, gender, and sexuality across cultures and societies. It explores the various ways in which gender shapes and is shaped by social institutions, organizations, ideologies, representations, and practices. We will examine several substantive topics as they intersect with sex, gender and sexuality such as the body, media, religion, sport, love, and health/medicine. This course will facilitate the development of your critical thinking, reading and writing skills.

SOC 219 European Sport:A Comparative Approach (1) EXP
Students will examine the particularities of different European sports to understand the larger political, economic, and cultural frameworks within which they emerged.

SOC 220 Childhood and Society (3)
New Course
Prerequisite(s): SOC 103
This course provides an introduction to twenty-first century childhood in the United States. It explores the concepts, theories, and empirical research within the sociological study of childhood. The course examines: Competing theoretical approaches to children and childhood, how the meaning of childhood and adolescence changes over time, place, and social context, how children's lives and identities co-constitute peer, popular, and media cultures, and the social problems and public policies that impact children's lives.

SOC 220S Serv Lrng:Sociology of Childhood (1) EXP
Concurrent requisite(s): SOC 220
Service Learning is an opportunity to engage in service to others while making academic connections to course material. This one credit hour course requires 30 hours of meaningful community service. Students will serve a community partner accomplishing projects relevant to the academic course to which the Service Learning credit is attached. Students will also be required to engage in different forms of reflection such as journaling, group guided reflection, and a one-on-one meeting with the course instructor. Students will develop a greater understanding of social problems, a sense of responsibility to our surrounding communities, and an increased awareness of their own faith and values.

SOC 221 Sociology of Film (3)
New Course
Prerequisite(s): SOC 103
The primary goal of this course is to use movies, documentaries, and docudramas to illuminate sociological phenomena and events in terms of sociological theory, concepts, and research, and thus help students to understand and apply core sociological concepts and theories and apply them to a number of movies watched in class and outside of class. Students will also evaluate movies in terms of the extent to which they uncritically transmit bias, stereotypes, ideology, and misinformation regarding gender, race ethnicity, poverty, and important social problems.

SOC 222 Health and Crime (3)
New Course
Prerequisite(s): SOC 103
This course examines the different ways crime and health intersect. Sociological, criminological and public health theories will be explored to understand how delinquency/crime and health relate to one another. Additionally, this course will explore how crime and crime location may be a predictor of health outcomes.

SOC 261 Social and Psychological Aspects of Aging (3)
Prerequisite(s): SOC 103
An explanation of the basic sociological and psychological concepts and principles of aging individuals. Topics such as the social theories of aging, socialization, life course, social inequality, primary relationships, economy, the community, politics, and government will be covered.

SOC 289 Women's Issues & the Law (3)
This course is about gender differences and gendered human interrelationships. Through reading and discussion of legislation, judicial opinions, and other sources, we will examine how U.S. law reflects and reinforces social and institutional arrangements that channel men and women into different roles and allocates power between them. We will also look at alternative formulations of legal concepts and at how law is made and implemented. Students should be able to develop a critical analytical approach that can be the basis for evaluating future changes in law.

SOC 301 Sociology of Science and Technology (3)
Prerequisite(s): SOC 103
This course is an introduction to the study of science and technology from a sociological perspective. Students will learn about science’s social structure, the social institutions that support and constitute scientific activities, how people construct scientific knowledge through social interactions, and the nature and consequences of the relationships between science and other major social institutions. We will study the connections and tensions between science and religion, politics, economy, and gender. We will also examine the ways in which technology is socially constructed, how it structures social relations, and mediates the relationships between social institutions. At the conclusion of this course students will have learned some of the major arguments and evidence associated with the sociology of science and technology.

SOC 302 Social Perspectives on Motherhood (3)
New Course
Prerequisite(s): SOC 103
This course explores U.S. motherhood as a socially constructed institution and set of practices. Students will examine the social context that shapes contemporary social expectations and experiences surrounding motherhood. Students will become familiar with diverse social perspectives on birthing, maternal health and wellbeing, work-family balance, and mothering practices. The impact of social class, race-ethnicity, gender and national policy are also explored. Special topics such as poverty, incarceration, postpartum maternal health, and single-mothering are considered.

SOC 302S Serv Lrng:Social Perspectives on Motherhood (1) EXP
Concurrent requisite(s): SOC 302
Service Learning is an opportunity to engage in service to others while making academic connections to course material. This one credit hour course requires 30 hours of meaningful community service. Students will serve a community partner accomplishing projects relevant to the academic course to which the Service Learning credit is attached. Students will also be required to engage in different forms of reflection such as journaling, group guided reflection, and a one-on-one meeting with the course instructor. Students will develop a greater understanding of social problems, a sense of responsibility to our surrounding communities, and an increased awareness of their own faith and values.

SOC 350 Special Topics: Sociology of Work, Occupations & Professions (1-3)
Topics vary. May be repeated once as topic changes.

SOC 370 Sociological Theories (3)
Prerequisite(s): SOC 103
The development of sociological theories; the study of outstanding contemporary sociologists and their contributions in research, social policy and practice.

SOC 373 Sociology of Globalization (3)
New Course
Prerequisite(s): SOC 103
This course explores diverse themes and aspects of emergent global society. Course will examine how globalization impacts individuals and societies and the development of world culture. Students will gain knowledge of and insight in processes of globalization and their consequences for cultural diversity.

SOC 375 Social Research I (4)
Prerequisite(s): PSY 103, SOC 103, MTH 174 or MTH 175 or MTH 176, and two additional courses in PSY or SOC
Crosslisted SWK 375. An introduction to social research emphasizing ethics and the integration of basic and applied research designs and statistics. Observations, surveys and simple experiments are carried out in conjunction with descriptive and inferential statistical analysis.

SOC 375S Serv Lrn:Social Research I (1) EXP
Concurrent requisite(s): SOC 375S
Service Learning is an opportunity to engage in service to others while making academic connections to course material. This one credit hour course requires 30 hours of meaningful community service. Students will serve a community partner accomplishing projects relevant to the academic course to which the Service Learning credit is attached. Students will also be required to engage in different forms of reflection such as journaling, group guided reflection, and a one-on-one meeting with the course instructor. Students will develop a greater understanding of social problems, a sense of responsibility to our surrounding communities, and an increased awareness of their own faith and values.

SOC 377 Eval,Res,Grantsmanship (3)
Crosslisted SWK 377. An application of basic research methods and data collection learned in Behavioral Sciences Research Methods I to the evaluation of existing programs in social agencies, and the tasks and skills of grant writing to develop new programs and services. Students learn how to locate grant sources, integrate program evaluation into grant proposals, and practice grant writing.

SOC 377S Serv Lrng:Eval,Res,Grants (1) EXP
Concurrent requisite(s): SOC 377
Service Learning is an opportunity to engage in service to others while making academic connections to course material. This one credit hour course requires 30 hours of meaningful community service. Students will serve a community partner accomplishing projects relevant to the academic course to which the Service Learning credit is attached. Students will also be required to engage in different forms of reflection such as journaling, group guided reflection, and a one-on-one meeting with the course instructor. Students will develop a greater understanding of social problems, a sense of responsibility to our surrounding communities, and an increased awareness of their own faith and values.

SOC 380 Independent Study (1-3)
Student-initiated project intended to add a new dimension of education and encourage intellectual activity, initiative and sustained effort. Topics to be chosen in consultation with an instructor who has special competence in the subject involved. Open to junior and senior majors. Approval of instructor required.

SOC 396 Co-Op:Parallel(PT) (1-3) EXP
Prerequisite(s): CED 220
A work-related experience supervised by a faculty coordinator in collaboration with the cooperative education staff. Credit is awarded on successful completion of the work experience, documentation of predetermined Learning Agreement and evaluation of work performance. Evaluation of work performed is on a pass/fail basis. Course may be repeated up to six credit hours.

SOC 400 Senior Thesis (3)
Prerequisite(s): SOC 375 and SOC 377 or PSY 376
Independent projects which integrate the theory and research relevant to students' areas of specialization. Thesis projects demonstrate critical thinking skills and growth in students' areas of study.

SOC 401 Behavioral Science Seminar (1)
Prerequisite(s): SOC 103, CRM 103, PSY 103, MTH 174 and CRM 375 OR SOC 375
This course is designed to have students in the Behavioral Sciences program demonstrate their background and mastery in the areas of Psychology, Sociology, Criminology, and related fields. Students will apply their knowledge in these areas to current and historical issues that face the scientific community and general population as a whole.

SOC 405 Behavioral Sciences Capstone (3)
Prerequisite(s): 40 hours Core curriculum completed
A reflective, integrative experience for all majors from the Behavioral Sciences. Fulfills the university capstone requirement. Students will examine their undergraduate learning through reflection, discussion, and examination of a significant problem. Students will produce a paper and a poster presentation in which they will integrate the Baccalaureate Level Learning Outcomes with their majors and their life-long goals for learning and service.

SOC 496 Cooperative Education Work Experience: Alternating (1-3) EXP
Prerequisite(s): CED 220
A work-related experience supervised by a faculty coordinator in collaboration with the cooperative education staff. Credit is awarded on successful completion of the work experience, documentation of predetermined Learning Agreement and evaluation of work performance. Evaluation of work performed is on a pass/fail basis. Course may be repeated up to six credit hours.

SWK 205 Play Therapy (3)
New Course
Prerequisite(s): PSY 103 and SOC 103
This course provides an overview of Play Therapy. It will address the various types of play that children engage in and the various types of therapy that can be used for working with children. This course will look at both Directive and Non Directive therapy.

SWK 220 Introduction to Social Work (3)
Prerequisite(s): SOC 103
An overview of the profession of social work and human services in health, education and welfare institutions. Includes historical development, basic concepts, as well as current trends and issues in human service systems and the social work profession.

SWK 220S Serv Lrng:Intro Social Work (1) EXP
Concurrent requisite(s): SWK 220
Service Learning is an opportunity to engage in service to others while making academic connections to course material. This one credit hour course requires 30 hours of meaningful community service. Students will serve a community partner accomplishing projects relevant to the academic course to which the Service Learning credit is attached. Students will also be required to engage in different forms of reflection such as journaling, group guided reflection, and a one-on-one meeting with the course instructor. Students will develop a greater understanding of social problems, a sense of responsibility to our surrounding communities, and an increased awareness of their own faith and values.

SWK 223 Social Policies and Issues (3)
A problem-focused analysis of past and current social policies: income maintenance, family, educational, social service, environmental, and civil rights. Political analysis includes factors which influence policy development, policy implementation. Attention is given to local, state and federal policies.

SWK 223S Serv Lrng:Soc Pol/Iss (1) EXP
Concurrent requisite(s): SWK 223
Service Learning is an opportunity to engage in service to others while making academic connections to course material. This one credit hour course requires 30 hours of meaningful community service. Students will serve a community partner accomplishing projects relevant to the academic course to which the Service Learning credit is attached. Students will also be required to engage in different forms of reflection such as journaling, group guided reflection, and a one-on-one meeting with the course instructor. Students will develop a greater understanding of social problems, a sense of responsibility to our surrounding communities, and an increased awareness of their own faith and values.

SWK 226 Mental Health and Social Work (3)
New Course
Prerequisite(s): SWK 220 or SOC 103
This course offers an approach to addressing mental health issues, emphasizing the relevance of mental health. The student will be given the tools to be competent in the area of mental health case management, while exploring community systems in place for the mentally ill and the different populations affected by mental illness.

SWK 233 Ethics and Social Welfare (3)
Prerequisite(s): PSY 103, CRM 103 or SOC 103
This course examines ethical issues as they relate to social professions and provides an overview of legal and ethical aspects in the field of social work with implications for the social worker. Includes topics such as confidentiality, rights of clients, client records, equal protection for staff and clients, and discrimination. The National Association of Social Workers code of ethics and related codes are covered with an overview of ethical dimensions of practice. The course examines various social policies, mainly federal laws, that impact society and how they influence our ethical decision-making processes.

SWK 317 Interdisciplinary Approach to Diversity and Social Justice (3)
Prerequisite(s): SOC 103, PSY 103, or CRM 103
This course builds on the generalist practice curriculum and serves as an introduction to diversity and social justice in the context of social work practice. The course aims to enhance cultural competence by raising students' awareness of their own values, assumptions, and biases, as well as their relationships and styles of interaction and communication with people from cultures different than their own. Competence is considered in dimensions of values, knowledge, skills, and cognitive and affective processes. This course will examine social justice issues through an interdisciplinary lens.

SWK 320 Race in America (3) IDS
Prerequisite(s): 48 or more Credit Hours Earned
History and Sciences Interdisciplinary Course. Students in this course will use an interdisciplinary approach to ask questions about the idea of "race" and examine how it functions in American life, drawing on perspectives from the biological and anthropological sciences, social and behavioral sciences, ethics, history and the arts.

SWK 322 Human Behavior and the Social Environment I (3)
Prerequisite(s): Nonsocial work majors: SOC 103 or PSY 103. Social work majors must also have completed SWK 220
This course is designed to provide the student with a descriptive overview of the theoretical and conceptual diversity framework that is used to understand the complexities of interactions of human behavior within the social environment from ages birth to adolescent. The course provides an in-depth description of the intervention approaches which impact the human condition and the dynamic developmental components that creates unique relationship and adaptations to their environment from ages birth through adolescence. The course will also describe the systems which create, shape, and influence the social structures, organizations and communities in which we live that impact children ages from ages birth to adolescence.

SWK 323 Human Behavior and the Social Environment II (3)
Prerequisite(s): Nonsocial work majors: SOC 103 or PSY 103. Social work majors must also have completed SWK 220
This course is designed to provide the student with a descriptive overview of the theoretical and conceptual diversity framework that is used to understand the complexities of interactions of human behavior within the social environment from late adolescent to late adulthood. The course provides an in-depth description of the intervention approaches which impact the human condition and the dynamic developmental components that creates unique relationship and adaptations to their environment. The course will also describe the systems which create, shape, and influence the social structures, organizations and communities in which we live.

SWK 327 Interviewing and Assessment (3)
Prerequisite(s): SWK 220 and SWK 321, junior class standing
Assessment, relationship-building and problem-solving with individuals, groups and organizational systems with the emphasis on work with individuals. Students learn how to integrate knowledge and values of social work as they learn interviewing techniques and the skills of assessment, goal setting and intervention. Students are expected to participate in practice exercises and observational activities outside of class meeting time.

SWK 328 Group Approaches to Problem-solving (3)
Prerequisite(s): Junior class standing
Intervention and planning with families, groups and community systems with the emphasis on working with families and groups. Students expand their mastery of the roles that social workers play as they develop skills in forming and leading groups, developing programs and teaching problem-solving skills. Students are expected to participate in practice exercises and observational activities outside of class meeting time.

SWK 328S Serv Lrng:Group App/Prob Solving (1) EXP
Concurrent requisite(s): SWK 328
Service Learning is an opportunity to engage in service to others while making academic connections to course material. This one credit hour course requires 30 hours of meaningful community service. Students will serve a community partner accomplishing projects relevant to the academic course to which the Service Learning credit is attached. Students will also be required to engage in different forms of reflection such as journaling, group guided reflection, and a one-on-one meeting with the course instructor. Students will develop a greater understanding of social problems, a sense of responsibility to our surrounding communities, and an increased awareness of their own faith and values.

SWK 329 Organizatn'l/Community Devel (3)
Prerequisite(s): Junior class standing
Emphasizes organizing and planning service delivery primarily at the macro level. Students develop skills in community needs assessment and action research in monitoring programs, as well as social action on behalf of client groups. Students are expected to participate in practice exercises and observational activities outside of class meeting time.

SWK 330 Fieldwork I & Seminar (5) EXP
Prerequisite(s): SWK 322, SWK 327, SWK 317 and SOC 202, Admission to the Social Work program, and senior class standing
Corequisite(s): SWK 328
The student spends two days per week in a social agency (for a total of 224 hours during the semester) under the supervision of a worker in the agency serving as field instructor. The seminar is held to help students integrate theory with practice and to guide students to address pertinent ethical and policy issues.

SWK 332 Child Abuse (3) IDS
Prerequisite(s): PSY 103 or SOC 103
Legal Studies, Psychology, Sociology and Social Work Interdisciplinary Course. An examination of the interrelationship between various types of abuse and neglect and its short-term and long-term impact on the lives of children. A review of the latest research on sexual abuse, physical abuse, psychological abuse, and emotional neglect.

SWK 333 Elder Abuse (3) IDS
Prerequisite(s): PSY 103 or PSY 103H or SOC 103
Crosslisted GST 333. This course will explore the topic of elder abuse from multiple perspectives including the spiritual, psychological, legal, ethical, and health impact of abuse. The global, cultural, social, economic and political factors contributing to elder abuse, victim assistance and methods to prevent abuse will be discussed.

SWK 360 Case Management in the Helping Professions (3)
Prerequisite(s): for social work majors: SWK 327, for non-social work majors: SOC 103, PSY 103, or CRM 103
Catalog Description: This course is designed to provide the student with an introduction to concepts and skills for effective case management skill sets within the helping professions. This course will assist students in developing the skill associated with effective case management in social service settings. This course will provide students the opportunity to explore the current overview of the case management practice. Discussion topics include, but are not limited to: case management roles, case management components (intake, assessment, establishing goals, evaluation, and termination), interpersonal skills, record keeping and technical writing skills, working with special populations (addictions, mental health, health care, child welfare, geriatrics, etc.), crisis intervention, and termination.

SWK 370 Addictions (3) IDS
Prerequisite(s): PSY 103 or PSY 103H, SOC 103 and Junior Class Standing
This course will explore the process of dictions. Addiction represents an intemperate relationship with an activity that has adverse biological, social, and psychological consequences for the person engaging in the behaviors. The problem of addictions will be examined from the disciplinary perspectives of medicine, psychology, sociology, social work, and political science.

SWK 375 Social Research I (4)
Prerequisite(s): PSY 103 or PSY 103H, SOC 103, MTH 174 or MTH 175 or MTH 176
Crosslisted SOC 375. An introduction to social research emphasizing ethics and the integration of basic and applied research designs. Observations, surveys and simple experiments are carried out in conjunction with descriptive and inferential statistical analysis.

SWK 377 Eval, Res, Grantsmanship (3)
Crosslisted SOC 377. An application of basic research methods and data collection learned in Social Research I to the evaluation of existing programs in social agencies, and the tasks and skills of grant writing to develop new programs and services. Students learn how to locate grant sources, integrate program evaluation into grant proposals and practice grant writing.

SWK 377S Serv Lrng:Eval,Res,Grants (1) EXP
Concurrent requisite(s): SWK 377
Service Learning is an opportunity to engage in service to others while making academic connections to course material. This one credit hour course requires 30 hours of meaningful community service. Students will serve a community partner accomplishing projects relevant to the academic course to which the Service Learning credit is attached. Students will also be required to engage in different forms of reflection such as journaling, group guided reflection, and a one-on-one meeting with the course instructor. Students will develop a greater understanding of social problems, a sense of responsibility to our surrounding communities, and an increased awareness of their own faith and values.

SWK 396 Co-Op:Parallel(PT) (1-3) EXP
Prerequisite(s): CED 220
A work related experience supervised by a faculty coordinator in collaboration with the cooperative education staff. Credit is awarded upon successful completion of the work experience, documentation of predetermined learning agreement and evaluation of work performance. Evaluation of work performed is on a pass/fail basis.

SWK 399 Independent Study (1-4)
The student fulfills the objectives of a learning contract under the supervision of a social work faculty member. Any topic which supplements or expands the student's knowledge of social work may be the focus for study. Requires approval of program director and Behavioral Sciences Department chairperson.

SWK 400 Senior Thesis (3)
New Course
Prerequisite(s): SOC/SWK 375, SOC/SWK 377
Independent projects which integrate the theory and research relevant to students' areas of specialization. Thesis projects demonstrate critical thinking skills and growth in students' areas of study.

SWK 405 Behavioral Sciences Capstone (3)
Prerequisite(s): 40 hours Core curriculum completed
A reflective, integrative experience for all majors from the Behavioral Sciences. Fulfills the university capstone requirement. Students will examine their undergraduate learning through reflection, discussion, and examination of a significant problem. Students will produce a paper and a poster presentation in which they will integrate the Baccalaureate Level Learning Outcomes with their majors and their life-long goals for learning and service.

SWK 410 Chemical Dependency Counseling (3)
This course focuses on theories and fundamentals of addictive illnesses and addictions treatments. Topics will include addiction knowledge, treatment knowledge, professionalism, evaluation, service coordination, documentation, and individual and group counseling. Designed to meet the CDCA Phase I education requirements.

SWK 420 Chemical Dependency II (3)
Corequisite(s): SWK 410
This course focuses on theories and fundamentals of Substance Use Disorders and treatments. Topics will include assessment and diagnosis, treatment planning, theories of addiction, psychopharmacology, group, and individual treatment strategies, and professional ethics for substance abuse counselors. This course exceeds the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professional Board (OCDP) requirements for the Chemical Dependency Counselor Assistant (COCA) Phase 2.

SWK 432 Fieldwork II & Seminar (5) EXP
Prerequisite(s): SWK 322, SWK 328, SWK 330, SWK 375 and senior class standing
Corequisite(s): SWK 329
The student spends two days per week (or 224 hours during the semester) in a social agency under the supervision of an agency field instructor. Students take responsibility for service to clients applying the knowledge and intervention skills learned in the classroom. The seminar assists the student to integrate theory with practice, and guidance in the design and implementation of practice related research.

SWK 496 Co-Op:Alternatng(FT) (1-3) EXP
Prerequisite(s): CED 220
A work related experience supervised by a faculty coordinator in collaboration with the cooperative education staff. Credit is awarded upon successful completion of the work experience, documentation of predetermined learning agreement and evaluation of work performance. Evaluation of work performed is on a pass/fail basis.