ANTHROPOLOGY (ANTH)


ANTH 225  CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY 4
Study of the origin and nature of culture, the uniformities and variations in man's cultural development as seen in preliterate societies, with special emphasis upon the value of the cultural concept.
 

CORRECTIONS, LAW ENFORCEMENT AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE (CORR)


CORR 285  INTRODUCTION TO CRIMINAL JUSTICE 3
Study of the philosophy and history of law enforcement; includes an overview of crime and police problems, agencies involved in administration of criminal justice, processes of justice from detection of crime to parole of offenders, evaluation of modern police services, and a survey of professional career opportunities and qualifications required. Observations and field trips arranged.
 

CORR 385  CRIMINOLOGY 3
Study of the historical background of crime and factors of deviant social behavior; includes a survey of criminological theories to analyze contributing factors and evaluate remedial measures now in common use. Visits to agencies and institutions arranged. Offered odd years.
 

CORR 387  JUVENILE DELINQUENCY 3
Study of delinquency, juvenile courts, detention, and probation; investigation and comparison of programs of treatment and prevention. Field trips arranged. SOCIAL WORK (SOWK)
 

SOCIAL WORK (SOWK)


SOWK 234  CURRENT SOCIAL PROBLEMS (OR SOCI 234) 3
Study of theoretical perspectives of social problems of particular concern in contemporary society.
 

SOWK 264  INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL WORK 3
Introduction to the profession of social work in the United States; considers history, principles, methods, and values of the social worker and settings for social work practice. Community service and field trips arranged.
 

SOWK 266  SOCIAL WELFARE AS A SOCIAL INSTITUTION 3
Study of the historical development of U.S. social welfare system; examination of current social welfare institutions in terms of political, social, and value systems and in terms of needs they attempt to fulfill. Recommended prerequisite: SOWK 264.
 

SOWK 271  ASSERTIVENESS THEORY AND PRACTICE 2
Study of the concepts of rational and behavior techniques with emphasis on self-awareness, intervention, and assertiveness through cognitive and experiential learning.
 

SOWK 350  FIELD PRACTICUM ORIENTATION 1
A field practicum orientation seminar intended to make students aware of agency possibilities, application and evaluation procedures, contracts, and the field instruction learning process. Prerequisites: SOWK 371, 372; Prerequisite or Corequisite: SOWK 373.
 

SOWK 361  HUMAN BEHAVIOR AND THE SOCIAL ENVIRONMENT 2
Community and organization theory viewed from the perspective of processes that provide a social context for understanding human growth and development, human culture and human ecology. A social systems model provides a framework for analyzing the various social processes.
 

SOWK 371  SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE WITH INDIVIDUALS 4
Introduction to social work methods provided through a survey of basic intervention skills and basic interviewing techniques; explores the Christian value system as it relates to social work practice. Students participate in field experiences and video-taped interviews. Prerequisites: PSYC 130, SOCI 204, SOWK 264 or permission of instructor.
 

SOWK 372  SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE WITH SMALL GROUPS 4
Introduction to the group process skills to build a basic foundation for group intervention methods. Students will participate in and observe small groups. Prerequisite: SOWK 371 .
 

SOWK 373  SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE WITH MARRIAGE AND FAMILY 3
Study of basic intervention skills expanded by experiencing family and marriage dynamics through role playing. Students will be exposed to various types of family practice intervention methods by audiovisual aids. Prerequisites: SOWK 371, 372.
 

SOWK 375  SOCIAL WELFARE POLICY AND SERVICES 3
Study of social welfare policy and its impact upon clients, social workers, and social services. Introduces students to the process of policy formulation and acquaints them with different frameworks for policy analysis. Includes a study of legislative advocacy, lobbying, and empowerment of clients through social and political action. Encourages student participation in local and national advocacy organizations that seek policy change to enhance client and social service functioning. Prerequisite: SOWK 266 or permission of instructor.
 

SOWK 377  INTRODUCTION TO ALCOHOLISM AND ADDICTION TREATMENT 3
ADDICTION TREATMENT A comprehensive survey covering the basic aspects of alcohol, alcoholism, prevention and intervention, rehabilitation and treatment. Alcoholism and other addictions are studied as disease processes. Recommended prerequisite: HLTH 208.
 

SOWK 435  SOCIAL GERONTOLOGY (OR SOCI 435) 3
Study of the social issues of aging and the social work practice response to these issues, with particular reference to community and family resource obligation.
 

SOWK 437  DEATH AND DYING (OR PSYC, SOCI 437) 3
Study of the process of death and dying from four distinct perspectives: cultural, social, personal, and professional.
 

SOWK 460  SERVICES TO FAMILIES WITH CHILDREN 3
Development of child welfare services, their structure and function today, current challenges facing America in the welfare of its children, the role of social work in child abuse investigations, treatment provisions, and regulation. Prerequisite: PSYC 130 or SOCI 204, or permission of instructor.
 

SOWK 464  CHILDREN AT RISK 3
Study of intervention strategies when working with children at risk, in social services, school, medical or community settings. Specific issues discussed include: child abuse and neglect, behavior management, family and child assessment, teen pregnancy and suicide, adoption and out-of-home placement, legal implications of working with children, and counseling techniques. Prerequisite: PSYC 130 or SOCI 204.
 

SOWK 465  ADMINISTRATION AND COMMUNITY PLANNING 3
Macro practice course with emphasis upon the planning and administration of social service organizations. Study of community organization, organizational analysis, management skills, program planning and evaluation. Enhances student understanding of the agency and community context within which client services are provided. Prerequisites: SOWK 371, 372. Corequisites: SOWK 373, 375.
 

SOWK 466  COMPARATIVE THEORIES OF SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE 3
Study of intervention strategies, change theories, and therapeutic techniques employed at individual, family, and group levels. Emphasizes criteria for selecting alternative approaches and appropriate intervention activities. Prerequisites: SOWK 264, 266, 371, 372; SOWK 373 or permission of instructor.
 

SOWK 471  HUMAN SEXUALITY (OR HLTH 471) 3
Study of the Christian perspective of human sexuality which forms a basis for appropriate intervention with sexual problems.
 

SOWK 472  STRESS MANAGEMENT (OR HLTH 472) 3
Designed to guide the student in planning practical strategies for personal stress management. A holistic approach emphasizing physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual aspects of a positive Christian lifestyle. The works of Hans Selye and other theoreticians of modern stress management are considered. Students will develop skills in time management, and techniques of meditation and relaxation and exercise. Also considered is the market for stress management education in Employee Assistance Programs. Prerequisites: PSYC 130 or SOCI 204.
 

SOWK 475  CRISIS INTERVENTION 3
Study of human mental functions in crisis or high stress situations. Develops specific assessment, classification, and intervention skills for use in actual crisis situations. Prerequisite: one counseling class or permission of instructor. Offered on demand.
 

SOWK 479  DIRECTED RESEARCH/PROJECTS IN SOCIAL WORK 1-3
Directed learning experience in a special area of social work of particular interest to the student. A single project will be chosen in consultation with the instructor. A written report is required describing the project, the theoretical base, the learning experience, and the conclusions. Prerequisites: SOWK 264 , 371.
 

SOWK 490  FIELD PRACTICUM 2-14; 14
Training under a professional social worker in a public or private welfare or correction agency. Credit is earned at the rate of one quarter hour for three hours of field practicum per week approved by the supervisor and instructor. Written reports and evaluations are included. Placement may be taken in one quarter (block placement) or concurrently with course work over two or three consecutive quarters. Applications for placement must be submitted to the Practicum Coordinator at least one quarter prior to the placement itself. Instruction is offered at various locations in such fields as medical social work, school social work, secondary school residence counseling, criminal justice, child and protective services, and community organization. Includes required weekly integrative seminar. Prerequisites: SOCI 204; SOWK 264, 266, 350 , 371, 372, acceptance to B.S.W. program, and permission of instructor. Corequisite or prerequisite: SOWK 373. Fourteen quarter hours are required for a social work major.
 

SOWK 495  COLLOQUIUM 0
Lecture series designed to expose students to contemporary social workers and to assist them in their professional development. Required of all social work juniors and seniors while in residence. Graded S or NC.
 
Please see the Graduate Bulletin for a listing of Social Work graduate courses.
 

SOCIOLOGY (SOCI)


SOCI 204  GENERAL SOCIOLOGY 4
Study of the fundamentals of group behavior, social conditions, and dynamics; considers culture, groups, population trends, religions, institutions, social problems, theories, and objectives.
 

SOCI 225  MARRIAGE AND FAMILY LIFE (OR PSYC 225) 2
Study of the physical, economic, and psychological adjustments necessary for happy marriage and parenthood; stresses Christian philosophy and principles; staff members and guest speakers will lecture and lead discussions.
 

SOCI 234  CURRENT SOCIAL PROBLEMS (OR SOWK 234) 3
Study of theoretical perspectives of social problems of particular concern in contemporary society.
 

SOCI 236  RACIAL AND ETHNIC RELATIONS 3
Study of the history, present status and problems of racial, religious and ethnic minorities in the United States and other countries.
 

SOCI 324  HUMAN DEVELOPMENT AND THE FAMILY 4
Study of the individual as seen in the context of the family; explores the interrelation of biological, psychological, and sociocultural systems and their effect on human development and behavior; covers the complete life cycle of the growth of an individual and current theories concerning each stage of the family life cycle as it applies to the modern American family as well as families of other cultures. Prerequisites: SOCI 204; PSYC 130.
 

SOCI 325  THE SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY OF FAMILY LIFE 3
Study of the social-psychological aspects of family life, emphasizing the role of family interaction in developing and maintaining personal relationships. Offered on demand.
 

SOCI 327  SOCIOLOGY OF SEX ROLES 3
Analysis of the psychological, cultural, and economic influences on men and women in today's society. Includes such topics as sex role stereotyping, sex bias, men and masculinity, current dilemmas faced by men, a history of women's issues, the battered woman. Special emphasis on the relationship of the Christian woman to women's liberation, the Christian woman's role in the church, and sex roles and the Christian family.
 

SOCI 345  SOCIOLOGY OF COMMUNITIES 3
Study of the social structure and interaction patterns of communities; emphasizes the history of community development, urbanization, and its effects on society. Offered on demand.
 

SOCI 435  SOCIAL GERONTOLOGY (OR SOWK 435) 3
Study of the social issues of aging and the social work practice response to these issues, with particular reference to community and family resource obligation.
 

SOCI 437  DEATH AND DYING (OR SOWK 437) 3
Study of the process of death and dying from four distinct perspectives: cultural, social, personal, and professional.
 

SOCI 449  SOCIOLOGY OF RELIGION 2
Sociological study of organized religion, emphasizing the interaction between the church and its social setting; includes varieties and sources of collective religious behavior with examination and classification of religious movements and reforms. Offered on demand.
 

SOCI 451  RESEARCH METHODS 4
Introduction to the principles of research design; data collection through surveys and other methods; scaling, sampling; computer assisted statistical analysis. Statistics highly recommended. Laboratory required.
 

SOCI 452, 453  RESEARCH PRACTICUM I, II 1, 1
Directed design and execution of an empirical research project over a two quarter period.
 

SOCI 455  WESTERN POLITICAL AND SOCIAL THEORY 4
Survey of modern social, political, and economic thought. Emphasizes 19th and 20th century theories and models which have directed contemporary research in the social sciences and have influenced public policy.
 

SOCI 494  COOPERATIVE EDUCATION 2
Individual contract arrangement involving students, faculty, and cooperating institutions to gain practical experience in an off-campus setting. Allows the student to apply advanced classroom learning. Prerequisites: SOCI 204, SOCI 234, SOCI 236; Pre or corequisite: SOCI 324. Two quarter hours are required during senior year (30 clock hours per quarter hour = 60 hours).