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.

5390. Macro Foundation Practice

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: BASC 5362, which may be taken concurrently. Corequisite: BASC 5391; FED 5301 and 5351.

Grading Basis: Graded

Focus on macro practice foundation knowledge and skills associated with generalist practice in administration, community organizing and policy practice. Explores the history and place of macro methods in the evolution of the social work profession. Students are introduced to the unique language and perspective of macro practice as a capacity building and strength based intervention. Definitions of and ways to analyze communities, organizations and policies. Emphasis is given to strategies and tactics for achieving change in communities, organizations and policies, to improving services for populations at risk, and promoting diversity and distributive justice, including an international context. Particular ethical and value mandates and dilemmas associated with macro practice are identified throughout. Required course for students in the M.S.W. program. One of the two foundation practice courses taken the first semester of the first year of field placement.


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Term Class Number Campus Instruction Mode Instructor Section Session Schedule Enrollment Location Credits Grading Basis Notes
Fall 2024 11885 Hartford In Person 701 Reg Mo 9:05am‑11:35am
12/20 SSW 107 3.00 Graded
Fall 2024 11886 Hartford In Person Saghir, Fizza 702 Reg Mo 1:25pm‑3:55pm
19/20 SSW 107 3.00 Graded
Fall 2024 11887 Hartford In Person Foley, Anne 703 Reg Tu 12:30pm‑3:00pm
19/20 SSW 107 3.00 Graded
Fall 2024 11888 Hartford Online Synchronous Rich, Krystal 704 Reg Tu 4:00pm‑6:30pm
17/20 No Room Required - Online 3.00 Graded
Fall 2024 11889 Hartford In Person Marks-Hamilton, Gustaf 705 Reg We 6:45pm‑9:15pm
13/20 SSW 107 3.00 Graded
Fall 2024 11890 Hartford In Person Champagne, Lukas 706 Reg Th 9:30am‑12:00pm
17/20 SSW 107 3.00 Graded
Fall 2024 11891 Hartford Online Asynchronous Learman, Joy 707 Reg 18/20 No Room Required - Online 3.00 Graded
Fall 2024 11892 Hartford In Person Osborn, Landon 708 Reg Fr 12:30pm‑3:00pm
10/20 SSW 107 3.00 Graded