Jan 18, 2022  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2021-22 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2021-22
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SW 3701 - Dynamics of Human Behavior

Presents a holistic approach to human development and assessing social functioning with emphasis on human diversity and integration of knowledge of behavior fundamental to the practice of social work. Examine human development utilizing the biopsychosocial and life course perspectives, with emphasis on human development of culture, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, and class.

Requisites: BIOS 1030 and PSY 2410 and SW major
Credit Hours: 3
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Comprehend the impact of social policy and social and economic forces on individual families, groups, organizations and communities.
  • Identify biological, psychological and social systems that influence development over the life course.
  • Incorporate knowledge of the influence of race, ethnicity, culture, gender, sexual orientation and social functioning.
  • Recognize the normal tasks and developmental milestones of age groups from infancy through late adulthood.
  • Use of the life course perspective to analyze the interaction of individuals and various environmental systems.

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