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.

5362. Human Behavior in the Social Environment: Macro and Micro Theories

3.00 credits

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

Grading Basis: Graded

Emphasizes social work's "person in environment" frame of reference from both micro and macro perspectives. Content areas stressed throughout the course include theories and research about the interdependence and impact of social, political, economic, and cultural contexts on societal and individual well-being. Micro content areas include theories related to the biopsychosocial functioning of individuals, small groups and families in transaction with social, economic, political, and cultural contexts and forces. Cultural and ethnic diversity, institutional prejudice, especially racism and sexism, issues of social, economic and political justice and the process of social change as they impact micro and macro systems will be stressed. Values and ethical issues relevant to macro and micro social work will also be considered.


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Term Class Number Campus Instruction Mode Instructor Section Session Schedule Enrollment Location Credits Grading Basis Notes
Spring 2024 12661 Hartford In Person Elsaesser, Caitlin 701 Reg We 9:05am‑11:35am
11/25 SSW 107 3.00 Graded
Spring 2024 12662 Hartford Hybrid Bellas, Angela 702 Reg Sa 9:00am‑12:00pm
Sa 9:00am‑12:00pm
Sa 9:00am‑12:00pm
Sa 9:00am‑12:00pm
Sa 9:00am‑12:00pm
Sa 9:00am‑12:00pm
Sa 9:00am‑12:00pm
6/25 HTB 229 3.00 Graded Class to meet in-person 9:00am-12:00pm on: 1/27, 2/10, 2/24, 3/9, 3/23, 4/6, and 4/20. Additional remote asynchronous content for students to complete outside of the in-person times.
Fall 2024 11907 Hartford In Person Smith, Jamie 701 Reg Mo 6:45pm‑9:15pm
8/25 SSW 107 3.00 Graded Reserved for Part-Time cohort in 1st year.
Fall 2024 11908 Hartford In Person Forte, Alexandria 702 Reg Tu 9:30am‑12:00pm
22/25 SSW 107 3.00 Graded
Fall 2024 11909 Hartford In Person 703 Reg We 1:25pm‑3:55pm
23/25 SSW 107 3.00 Graded
Fall 2024 11910 Hartford In Person Abebe, Bisrat 704 Reg Th 12:30pm‑3:00pm
23/25 SSW 107 3.00 Graded
Fall 2024 11911 Hartford Online Synchronous 705 Reg Th 6:45pm‑9:15pm
0/25 No Room Required - Online 3.00 Graded Reserved for Online Program
Fall 2024 11912 Hartford Hybrid Longo, Emily 706 Reg Tu 4:00pm‑6:30pm
Tu 4:00pm‑6:30pm
Tu 4:00pm‑6:30pm
Tu 4:00pm‑6:30pm
Tu 4:00pm‑6:30pm
Tu 4:00pm‑6:30pm
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Tu 4:00pm‑6:30pm
Tu 4:00pm‑6:30pm
23/25 SSW 113
No Room Required - Online
3.00 Graded 4:00-6:30pm: Tuesdays, In-person - 8/27, 9/10, 9/24, 10/8, 10/22, 11/5, 11/19 and Online Synchronous - 9/3, 9/17, 10/1, 10/15, 10/29, 11/12, 12/3.
Fall 2024 11913 Hartford Online Synchronous 707 Reg Th 6:45pm‑9:15pm
0/25 No Room Required - Online 3.00 Graded Reserved for Online Program
Fall 2024 14289 Hartford Online Synchronous 708 Reg Th 6:45pm‑9:15pm
0/25 No Room Required - Online 3.00 Graded Reserved for Online cohort.
Fall 2024 14387 Hartford In Person 709 Reg Tu 6:45pm‑9:15pm
10/22 HTB 142 3.00 Graded