HUM-411 004 - Social Welfare Programs and Policies

This course will acquaint students with the social welfare system of the United States. An historical perspective helps to illuminate the evolution of current policies, programs and practices. Poverty in the U.S. is analyzed as well as the specific programs which have been developed to alleviate it. Cross-cultural approaches to social welfare are also examined.

Prerequisite: POL 100

Basic Skills Pre-requisites: ENG095, ESL095, ACR095


Course Credit: 3

Sample Syllabus

Professor: Debra Greenwood | (assignments only) (all other communications)

Special Instructions and Information:

This is a hybrid course. Face-to-face classes meet on Tuesday from 3:30pm to 5pm in N491.

It is very important not to miss the first day of class, which will orient you to the course

Please check sample syllabus for text book information

Students will receive an email to their BMCC account from the instructor at least one week prior to classes with login and class information. Students must check their BMCC email and the Blackboard site regularly

Access to Microsoft Office Word and Powerpoint, BMCC email, Acrobat Reader, Blackboard, Internet Explorer or Firefox & connection to Internet (access is needed either at home, school, work, or via an electronic device for these)