May 26, 2024  
2022 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2022 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SOWK 350 - Human Behavior in Social Environment I


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Two courses presenting an ecological perspective on the development and functioning of individuals, families, structured groups, communities, and organizations. The dual perspective of the developing individual over the life course and the environmental processes provides the framework for understanding human behavior. Emphasis is placed on life transitions and events, diverse social environments, contexts that support or inhibit human development, functioning, and variations in development, and functioning which arise from cultural processes, race and ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, socioeconomic status, and rural/urban differences. Prerequisite(s): BIOL 101  or BIOL 111 , SOCI 225  and PSYC 222 .