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Undergraduate Foundation Topics in Social Work and Social Change

SW300, Section 002

This course is taught by various faculty. Each version of the course has its own subtitle, some being offered one time only while others are repeated. These courses are open to undergraduates at all levels. Some topics may be closed to CASC students. If you have questions about a course, please contact the CASC office at

Topic Description / Additional Information

CASC students should enroll under this listing. Education students should enroll under EDUC 311.

This course takes an ecological perspective on the experiences of young children in poverty (ages 0-8) in the U.S. and examines the educational, social, and economic services and policies meant to support them and their families.
Through readings, classroom lectures and activities, and assignments focused on local agencies, students will learn about the lived experience of the children, the systems and interventions available to them, and how the gaps in programs contribute to inequalities and disparities in opportunities. We will offer career models for undergraduates to learn about how to get involved in making a difference for low income children and their families.
Students may use this course to fulfill the Context cluster of the CASC minor

Semester: Fall 2016
Instructors: Sandra K. Danziger, Christina Weiland
Topic: Home, School & Community: Realities, Interventions and Policies for Young Children in Poverty
U-M Class #: 31198
Time: Mo/We 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Location: ChemA863
This course is not taught within the SSW building.
Program Type: Residential
Credits: 3 Credit Hours

Course Codes

J:Undergraduate course-MSW students are not to enroll

Other SW300 Offerings

* The course listings below are provided for reference only. These offerings may be subject to change or cancellation.

Term Section Days Time  
Spring 2022 101 Tu/Th 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM View Course

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