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Course Catalog

The college catalog is a very important document given to you by the University administration. It is the document that sets forth the academic requirements the student has to meet in order to garner a degree in the institution. You are given a catalog dated on the year you enter the university, and it governs your whole academic progress. It is essential to read and understand it, and to keep a copy handy for reference and for your records.

2013-2014 Undergraduate Course Catalog

The current course catalog is for the school year of 2013-2014. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view it.
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  • SW 110 INTRO TO COMM SERV ON GUAM

    This is a course designed to familiarize the student with services available to in the local community to meet human needs and to help with social problems. Emphasis is on the development of knowledge from the perspective of a consumer and of skills necessary to locate, gain access to and effectively utilize such services. Open to all students, including those on restricted status.

  • SW 201 Social Welfare&dev:global Chal

    TITLE: SOCIAL WELFARE AND DEVELOPMENT: GLOBAL CHALLENGES This introductory course critically examines social welfare and social work from an international and comparative perspective with a focus on the importance of cultural and value systems on a society's allocation of resources, on the development of informal and formal systems of care, and on the evolving mission, roles and functions of social work.

  • SW 251 HUMAN BEHAVIOR & THE SCIL EV

    This course explores the reciprocal relationship between human behavior and social environments. Students will learn to deal with the impact of the social environment on the development of the individual throughout the entire life course, from birth to death, including physical, emotional and intellectual changes, with an emphasis on Micronesian cultural influences and values. The particular emphasis of this course is on adulthood and old age. Prerequisite: SW250

  • SW 302 GENERALIST SW PRAC METHODS II

    This is the second basic social work practice methods course. It is a generalist course and introduces the basic concepts, principles, and assumptions in working with individuals, couples, families and groups presented in Generalist Social Work Methods I in the previous semester. These two courses teach the basic skills necessary for entry, at the Bachelors level, into social work. Additional skills training with the inclusion of knowledge and skills specific to a particular field of practice, are taught in subsequent fields of practice courses. This course should be taken concurrently with 385b as material from the student's field placement is utilized in the course. Prerequisites: SW201, SW301 Corequisite: SW385b STUDENTS ARE NOT PERMITTED TO ENROLL IN 300- OR 400-LEVEL COURSES UNTIL THEY HAVE COMPLETED MA085 LEVEL II OR MA 084B OR ANY HIGHER LEVEL MATH COURSE

  • SW 313 RSCH METH FOR HLTH & SOC SVCS

    This course offers an overview of research methods and their application in health and social service systems. Prerequisite: MA151. STUDENTS ARE NOT PERMITTED TO ENROLL IN 300- OR 400-LEVEL COURSES UNTIL THEY HAVE COMPLETED MA085 LEVEL II OR MA 084B OR ANY HIGHER LEVEL MATH COURSE

  • SW 344 AGING: MYTH & REALITIES

    This course explores the major issues and concepts pertinent to gerontology, the study of the aging process. The prevailing theories of the social/biological aging process, and the economics, physical and psychological problems that might arise in late life are presented, and students learn how these factors impinge on the well-being of the older person and the social structure of a community. Aging as it occurs in different societies and throughout history is discussed. Social myths and stereotypes are explored. An overview of existing aging policies and special programs for seniors is included, as is a section on dying, death and grieving. STUDENTS ARE NOT PERMITTED TO ENROLL IN 300- OR 400-LEVEL COURSES UNTIL THEY HAVE COMPLETED MA085 LEVEL II OR MA 084B OR ANY HIGHER LEVEL MATH COURSE

  • SW 355 HUMAN SEXUALITY

    This course offers a broad view of human sexuality from multidisciplinary perspectives: The bio- logical, psychological, sociological, and cross- cultural. It provides some of the most current information in the field today and the opportunity for students to reflect on their own values, attitudes, beliefs and behavisor regarding sexuality and to consider critucal practice issues in his/her career field. STUDENTS ARE NOT PERMITTED TO ENROLL IN 300- OR 400-LEVEL COURSES UNTIL THEY HAVE COMPLETED MA085 LEVEL II OR MA 084B OR ANY HIGHER LEVEL MATH COURSE

  • SW 400 FIELDS OF SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE

    SOCIAL WORKERS ARE ENGAGED IN PROFESIONAL PRACTICE IN DIVERSE SETTINGS AND WORK WITH DIFFERENT CLIENT SYSTEMS. EACH SEMESTER, THIS COURSE EXAMINES THE HISTORY, CURRENT POLICY ISSUES AND PRACTICE TRENDS IN A DIFFERENT FIELD OF SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE. THESE FIELDS OF PRACTICE INCLUDE: FAMILY AND CHILDREN'S SERVICES, YOUTH SERVICES, OLDER ADULTS, MENTAL HEALTH, SUBSTANCE ABUSE, HEALTH CARE, DISABILITIES, SCHOOL SOCIAL WORK, SOCIAL WORK IN THE WORKPLACE (MILITARY SOCIAL SERVICES, EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE), DISASTER RELIEF, PUBLIC WELFARE, CRIMINAL JUSTICE SETTINGS, AND INTERNATIONAL SOCIAL WORK. WITH DIFFERENT SUBJECT MATTER, SW 400 MAY BE TAKEN MORE THAN ONCE FOR CREDIT. AN ANNUAL SCHEDULE IS DEVELOPED BASED ON AN ASSESSMENT OF STUDENT INTERESTS, COMMUNITY NEED, AND AVAILABILITY OF FACULTY WITH EXPERTISE IN THE PRACTICE FIELD. PLEASE CONFER WITH A SOCIAL WORK ADVISOR REGARDING THE ANNUAL SCHEDULE OF SW 400 COURSE OFFERINGS. STUDENTS ARE NOT PERMITTED TO ENROLL IN 300- OR 400-LEVEL COURSES UNTIL THEY HAVE COMPLETED MA085 LEVEL II OR MA 084B OR ANY HIGHER LEVEL MATH COURSE

  • SW 403 GENERALIST SW PRAC METHODS III

    This is a third of a series of four social work practice methods courses. If offers theories underlying generalist social work practice and has a strong focus on skill development for working with a variety of groups in diverse settings. These generalist social work skills pertains in particular to group formation, group participation, group leadership, and group termination. Prerequisite: SW302 Generalist Social Work Practice Methods II, or permission of instructor Corequisite: SW485a Field Instruction II STUDENTS ARE NOT PERMITTED TO ENROLL IN 300- OR 400-LEVEL COURSES UNTIL THEY HAVE COMPLETED MA085 LEVEL II OR MA 084B OR ANY HIGHER LEVEL MATH COURSE

  • SW 404 GENERALIST SW PRAC METHODS IV

    This is the fourth of a series of four social work practice methods courses. It offers theories underlying generalist social work skills pertain to the anaylsis of organizations and communities, the development of resource and leadership in organizations and communities, and community organizing with multiple change agents toward positive social development. Prerequisite: SW303 Generalist Social Work Practice Methods III, or permission of instructor Corequisite: SW485b Field Instruction II STUDENTS ARE NOT PERMITTED TO ENROLL IN 300- OR 400-LEVEL COURSES UNTIL THEY HAVE COMPLETED MA085 LEVEL II OR MA 084B OR ANY HIGHER LEVEL MATH COURSE

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