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2020-2021 School of Graduate Studies Catalog 
2020-2021 School of Graduate Studies Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SWK 715 - Human Diversity and Social Work Practice

3 Credit(s) This course examines how diversity characterizes and shapes the human experience, contributes to identity formation, and the extent to which social structures and values may create systems which marginalize and oppress particular groups while enhancing other groups’ privilege and power. Diversity is examined through social construction and intersectionality frameworks that acknowledge the multiple dimensions of diversity related to age, class, color, culture, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, immigration status, race, religion, sex, and sexual orientation.
Pre-requisite: Admission to the MSW program