Graduate Course Descriptions

The following directory lists the graduate courses which the University expects to offer, although the University in no way guarantees that all such courses will be offered in any given academic year, and reserves the right to alter the list if conditions warrant. Click on the links below for a list of courses in that subject area. You may then click “View Classes” to see scheduled classes for individual courses.

5350. Analysis of Social Welfare Policy and Social Service Delivery Systems

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Open to Social Work MSW and non-degree students.

Grading Basis: Graded

Provides a critical analysis of the historical roots of American social welfare policy, the formulation of policy, and the economic and political determinants of contemporary policy development. Examination and analysis of the inter-relationship between social welfare policy, the service delivery systems, and practice implications for private and public agencies and programs. Also includes the examination of international issues in social welfare policy and social service delivery. Students will analyze and apply the results of policy research relevant to social service delivery; understand and demonstrate policy practice skills in regard to economic, political and organizational systems; use them to influence, formulate, and advocate for policy consistent with social work values, and identify financial, organizational, administrative, and planning processes required to deliver social services. Required course for students in the M.S.W. program.


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Term Class Number Campus Instruction Mode Instructor Section Session Schedule Enrollment Location Credits Grading Basis Notes
Spring 2024 12579 Hartford In Person Foley, Anne 701 Reg Mo 9:05am‑11:35am
25/25 SSW 107 3.00 Graded
Spring 2024 12580 Hartford In Person Cifuentes, Jr., Alberto 702 Reg Mo 4:00pm‑6:30pm
19/25 HTB 226 3.00 Graded
Spring 2024 12581 Hartford In Person Singh, Sukhmani 703 Reg Th 12:30pm‑3:00pm
4/25 SSW 107 3.00 Graded
Spring 2024 12582 Hartford Online Synchronous Bietsch, Breana 704 Reg Th 4:00pm‑6:30pm
14/25 No Room Required - Online 3.00 Graded
Spring 2024 12583 Hartford Online Asynchronous Hall-Faul, Madri 705 Reg 24/25 No Room Required - Online 3.00 Graded
Fall 2024 11977 Hartford In Person Bietsch, Breana 701 Reg Th 6:45pm‑9:15pm
5/25 SSW 107 3.00 Graded Reserved for Part-Time cohort in 1st year.
Fall 2024 11819 Hartford Online Asynchronous 702 Reg 0/25 No Room Required - Online 3.00 Graded Reserved for Online Program
Fall 2024 11820 Hartford Online Asynchronous Bellas, Angela 703 Reg 0/25 No Room Required - Online 3.00 Graded Reserved for Online Program.
Fall 2024 12126 Hartford In Person Bellas, Angela 704 Reg Tu 6:45pm‑9:15pm
15/25 SSW 113 3.00 Graded
Fall 2024 14288 Hartford Online Asynchronous 705 Reg 0/25 No Room Required - Online 3.00 Graded Reserved for Online cohort.