SOWK 2110 - Intro to Hum Service & Soc Wk
Full title:Introduction to Human Services and Social Work
Course description:(Formerly SWK 201). This course is for students who are interested in social welfare issues and/or are considering entering a social service profession. The course presents an overview of social problems, issues and trends, and the network of social agencies developed to address these concerns. The course examines the influence of personal and professional values and ethics on the helping relationship. The concept of social welfare will be discussed from a social work perspective (with an emphasis on social justice), and students will gain a basic understanding of social work in U.S. society, social work career opportunities, and contemporary issues facing social workers. Approaches relevant to work with individuals, families, groups and communities are presented, with special emphasis on Hispanic and Indigenous populations of New Mexico and the Southwest. (F, S, Su)
Instructor: Sherel Whited (
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Grade mode:Normal (A,B,C,D,F,I,W)
Course dates
Starts:January 16, 2024
End:May 10, 2024
Census date:February 2, 2024
Registration dates:November 5, 2023 - January 23, 2024
Last day to drop:January 23, 2024
Last day to withdraw:April 12, 2024
Meeting dates and times

Fall 2023 Course Information