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2017-2018 Graduate Bulletin
Appalachian State University
  Feb 24, 2018
2017-2018 Graduate Bulletin

S W 5200 - Social Welfare Policy Analysis and Practice (3)

When Offered: Spring
This course provides an in-depth knowledge of the historical contexts of social welfare systems and social welfare policies, including the exploration of social problems, assessment of policy alternatives, analysis of policy implementation, prioritization of revisions, and introduction to strategies for policy change. Students will develop a comprehensive understanding of the impact of policies on varied client populations.
Prerequisites: Successful completion of S W 5005 , S W 5010 , S W 5020 , S W 5030  and S W 5040  or permission of the MSW Program Director.