578 Homelessness: A Service Learning Course

Course Description

I, II; 4 cr (S-D). Introduction to the complex issues surrounding homelessness in America including epidemiology, demographics, history and public beliefs and attitudes. It explores structural conditions and personal attributes posited as causes of contemporary homelessness. Varying social policies and service needs of homeless persons are discussed. P: Jr or Sr st; soc welfare major.

Course Type
Social Welfare Elective