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International Social Work
This course provides students with knowledge of social work practice in an international context with a focus on developing countries. The course is framed within the historical and contemporary social/political/cultural realities that impact social work and community work in developing countries. Consequently, concepts such as colonialism, globalization, wars, genocide and other forms of structural and systemic oppressions will be introduced as a means of understanding the complexities and challenges in international social work.
Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1
All 3rd and 4th Semester Required Courses or Direct Entry