Course Code (cross-listed)
  • SOCWK 301R
  • SWREN 301R
Course Title Understanding Diversity in Canada
Online Offers
  • Fall 2021 (tentative) (Instructor: Arshi Shaikh)
Course Location Online
Credit Weight 0.5
Course Description

This course explores the meaning of diversity in contemporary Canadian society through social work and social justice perspectives. Students will critically analyze the ideas of "self" and "others" across micro, mezzo, and macro levels of practice. Concepts of power, privilege, oppression, discrimination, stereotypes, prejudice, multidimensionality, and intersectionality will be explored. [Note: SWREN 301R is available only to students who have been given conditional admission to the BSW program; such students must have already completed their first undergraduate degree.]

Typical terms may not reflect online offerings.

Course Work and Exam Spring 2021 course outline (note 2)
Author(s) Arshi Shaikh
Requisites

SOCWK 301R

  • Prerequisite: SOCWK 120R

SWREN 301R

  • Prerequisite: SWREN 120R
System Requirements
  • A computer with Internet access is required for all online and multimodal courses. Please see the System Requirements.
Taught in English
Special Notes 1) SWREN 301R is available only to students who have been granted conditional admission to the BSW program.
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