Graduate Course Descriptions

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5380. Political Social Work

3.00 credits | May be repeated for a total of 4 credits.

Prerequisites: Open to students in both the MSW program and the STEP program.

Grading Basis: Graded

Exploration of the world of elected politics as a legitimate field of social work practice. Social workers are currently playing many roles in this area including, serving as volunteer and paid staff in political campaigns at the local, state and federal level; as paid staff of elected politicians; in politically appointed positions; and as elected politicians. Practical realities of each of these positions. Students are required to attend the annual Campaign School sponsored by the Institute for the Advancement of Political Social Work Practice. Elective course for Substantive Area: Focused Area of Study on Urban Issues in Social Work.

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Term Class Number Campus Instruction Mode Instructor Section Session Schedule Enrollment Location Credits Grading Basis Notes
Spring 2023 10941 Hartford In Person Clarke, Ayesha H01 Reg Sa 9:05am‑4:00pm
Fr 9:05am‑4:00pm
Fr 9:00am‑4:00pm
Sa 9:00am‑3:00pm
Fr 9:05am‑12:00pm
9/20 HTB 212
HPL 139
3.00 Graded 1/21 - 9:05am-4:00pm 2/10 - 9:05am-4:00pm Campaign School: 2/24 9am-4pm 2/25 9am-3pm 3/3 9:05am-12:00pm