Jul 09, 2020  
2020-2021 Shepherd University Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Shepherd University Catalog
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SOWK 306 - Human Behavior in the Social Environment II

(3 cr) The second of two courses in a sequence designed to introduce the student to theories and knowledge of the bio-psychosocial development of individuals within the context of a range of social systems. This course offering examines the impact of biological, psychological, and sociocultural systems on middle through late adulthood. It includes material on gender roles, sexism, sexual orientation, retirement, death, and dying. The impacts of social and economic forces and macro system responses to the challenges of development in adulthood are explored. Prerequisites: SOCI 203 ; SOWK 201 ; SOWK 300 ; and SOWK 305 .



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