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UB Academic Schedule: Summer 2023 (Session University 10 Week Session : May 30 - Aug 04)

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Departments may offer courses in many different sessions. The majority of summer courses are offered in the following sessions: Six Week-First, Six Week-Second, Six Week-Third and Twelve Week. You may want to begin your search for courses in these sessions.


SW 503LEC - Diversity And Oppression
Diversity And Oppression EON Enrollment Information (not real time - data refreshed nightly)
Class #:   11275   Enrollment Capacity:   20
Section:   EON   Enrollment Total:   20
Credits:   3.00 credits   Seats Available:   0
Dates:   05/30/2023 - 08/04/2023   Status:   CLOSED

This class has multiple meeting patterns:

T,  6:30 PM - 8:30 PM,  Remote,  Remote
T,  6:30 PM - 8:30 PM,  Remote,  Remote
T,  6:30 PM - 8:30 PM,  Remote,  Remote
Reserve Capacities
Description Enrollment Capacity Enrollment Total  
Online MSW: Seats Reseserved 20 20  
Summer 2023 REQUIRED synchronous sessions: Tuesday, May 30 from 6:30 - 8:30 PM Tuesday, June 27 from 6:30 - 8:30 PM Tuesday, August 1 from 6:30 - 8:30 PM OPTIONAL synchronous sessions: Tuesday, June 13 from 6:30 - 8:30 PM Tuesday, July 11 from 6:30 - 8:30 PM This section is reserved for students in the MSW Online Program. If any extra seats are available, students can request to be added using this form:
  Course Description
The purpose of this course is to provide students with an opportunity to examine issues of diversity and human rights in social work practice with individuals, families, groups, and social systems. The effects of social locations (e.g., race, class, gender, gender expression, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability and national origin) are examined as they relate to interpersonal, intergroup, and structural inequalities. Central to this course will be an examination of the beliefs and values that individuals bring to expectations of self and others as they interact within the context of social locations. The concerns that emerge in multicultural environments are explored to encourage students to understand the historical, political, and sociological realities of perceived and genuine differences, including variations in exposure to and consequences of trauma based on differences in power and privilege.  Exposure to content regarding the impact of ethnocentrism, bias, prejudice, discrimination, and human rights violations will be a central aspect of student learning. The contribution of this course to the overall core foundation/advanced curricula will be addressed.
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