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Year Course ID Course
2021-2022 SOCI 101

Introduction to Sociology

Students are invited into using the discipline of sociology as way of a mode of inquiry. Through concepts like the sociological imagination, students experience the social world around them by interacting with the norms, values and beliefs of local and global cultures.

Course Credits: 3
Prerequisite(s): None
2021-2022 SOCI 201

Introduction to Human Services

An examination of the basic philosophies and social influences which underlie the helping professions and a brief review of the history of professional human services workers. This course must be completed successfully before a student is assigned a field placement.

Course Credits: 3
Prerequisite(s): SOCI 101
2021-2022 SOCI 320

Practicum I

Students are provided with an opportunity for experiential learning through a supervised practical experience with a community or social agency related to the student's interest and/or future career plans. Readings, written assignments, and group meetings invite students to discover a new synthesis of knowledge through integrating theory and practical experience. Students develop cognitive complexity as they consider how to apply the knowledge gained in the social sciences, to acquire praxis skills, and to experience personal transformation while serving and empowering others.

Course Credits: 3
Prerequisite(s): SOCI 201
2021-2022 SOCI 400

Critical Issues in Human Services

This seminar explores critical issues which occur across the helping professions. Basic questions concerning human nature and the influence of society are examined. This course also serves as key preparation and support for upper level field placement experience.

Course Credits: 3
Prerequisite(s): SOCI 201 and admission to the Human Services Program.
2021-2022 SOCI 411

Practicum

Students are provided with an opportunity for experiential learning through a supervised practical experience with a community or social agency related to the student's interest and/or future career plans. Readings, written assignments, and group meetings invite students to discover a new synthesis of knowledge through integrating theory and practical experience. Students develop cognitive complexity as they consider how to apply the knowledge gained in the social sciences, to acquire praxis skills, and to experience personal transformation while serving and empowering others.

Course Credits: 3
Prerequisite(s): SOCI 320 and admission to the Human Services Program.
NB: Pass/Fail course.
2021-2022 SOCI 420

Practicum

Students are provided with an opportunity for experiential learning through a supervised practical experience with a community or social agency related to the student's interest and/or future career plans. Readings, written assignments, and group meetings invite students to discover a new synthesis of knowledge through integrating theory and practical experience. Students develop cognitive complexity as they consider how to apply the knowledge gained in the social sciences, to acquire praxis skills, and to experience personal transformation while serving and empowering others.

Course Credits: 3
Prerequisite(s): SOCI 411 and admission to the Human Services Program.
NB: Pass/Fail course.