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2019 - 2020 UTPB Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019 - 2020 UTPB Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SOWK 3346 Economics of Social Issues

Semester Credit Hours: (3) sch

This course is designed to provide students with a conceptual understanding of those economic theories and constructs most commonly used in putting forth policy positions. Particular emphasis is placed on the economics of labor, poverty, health care, and education, and issues of inequality of distribution of wealth and income. This is a survey course intended to give students the opportunity to develop a working economic vocabulary and a generalist understanding of the role of economics in social work practice, particularly with respect to social welfare policy. Spring



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