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SOWK 712 - Human Behavior and the Social Environment I

Class Session: Thursday, August 24, 2017 - Friday, December 08, 2017

Credit: 3 semester hours of graduate credit

Instructor: Kennard DuBose

Note: Department permission required for registration.


Course Description

Study of institutions, communities, and organizations as social systems relevant to social work practice.


General Information

Course will be delivered by Web conferencing utilizing Adobe Connect. Students must be present, either in person or online, for the class sessions on Mondays 5:50-8:35 PM. USC Columbia students may attend classes in Swearingen Engineering Center room 2A05. For more important information about this course and special requirements that may not be listed here, visit the Distributed Learning course listing.


Course Delivery Type

A Web course is taught using one or more web delivery platforms such as Blackboard, Streaming Video, Adobe Connect etc. Students must have access to a high-speed Internet connection. More information will be provided by the instructor in the course syllabus.

(One or more synchronous components will REQUIRE meeting face-to-face or Online).


Course Materials

Textbooks are available from the USC University Bookstore in the Russell House Student Union, Greene Street, Columbia, SC, 803-777-4160 (toll free at 888-654-5320). Online text ordering is available through the bookstore Web site at www.shopgamecocks.com. Delivery options are in-store pickup or UPS shipping (Ground, Second Day, or Next Day). Students are required to indicate their course section to order online; there will be a "J" prefix on the course SECTION number for this course. Contact the bookstore for questions about the online ordering system.


.Streaming Video Assistance.

For information on getting started and technical information about streaming video, visit the Media Services Web site.


Information is accurate as of November 19, 2017, 11:11 pm (Subject to change)



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