Graduate Course Descriptions

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5345. International Development: Theory and Practice

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Open to students in both the MSW program and the STEP program (RG 157)

Grading Basis: Graded

International relief, reconstruction and development -- theories and practice strategies to attack poverty and improve human well-being. Among the topics covered will be: building local capacity, developing local partnerships, use of appropriate technology to create sustainability, multi-sectoral work, cultural relevance, ensuring gender sensitive programming, understanding and working with local and national structures, funding streams, and international partnerships. Elective course for Substantive Area: Focused Area of Study on International Social Work.


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Term Class Number Campus Instruction Mode Instructor Section Session Schedule Enrollment Location Grading Basis Notes
Fall 2019 13735 Hartford In Person Thomas, Rebecca H01 Reg Fr 9:00am‑5:00pm
Fr 9:00am‑5:00pm
Th 12:00am‑12:00am
Fr 12:00am‑12:00am
Fr 9:00am‑5:00pm
12/25 HSSW 107 Graded Trip to Washington, DC on 11/14-15. Out of pocket estimate is $250-400.