Graduate Course Descriptions

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5302. Theory and Practice of Social Movements For Community Organizers

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: CORG 5354 and FED 5311 must be taken concurrently; open to MSW students in the Community Organization concentration.

Grading Basis: Graded

Integrates Community Organization foundation and advanced method practice knowledge, values and skills. Students will be asked to select an agency-based Community Organization assignment that they have been working on during the academic year as the basis for a capstone assignment. Appropriate literature that will help students in conceptualizing and writing their capstone assignments will also be distributed and discussed. Concentration on addressing social movement theory and implications for social change and community social work. A minimum of two social movements will be analyzed and one or more social movement related projects will be selected as an in-class project(s). Required for students in the Community Organization concentration.

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