This course provides content on the reciprocal relationships between human behavior and social environments. Content includes empirically based theories and knowledge that focus on the interactions between and among individuals, groups, societies, and economic systems. It focuses on theories and knowledge of biological, sociological, cultural, psychological, and spiritual development that address the stages of the life span from birth through adolescence. Also addressed is the range of social systems in which people live (individual, family, group, organizational, and community); and the ways social systems promote or deter people in maintaining or achieving health and well-being.
Prerequisite or corequisite: SWK-100.