SOWK 515 - Theoretical Foundations for Social Work

  • 3 credits
  • Fort Collins

Knowledge, values, history, and philosphy of social work.

This course can be applied toward:


SOWK 500 (Principles and Philosophy of Social Work) or concurrent registration.

Important Information

In-person class meetings will be held on Saturday, February 2 and Saturday, April 13 from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. at the CSU Online Drake Hall.

Textbooks and Materials

Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.


  • Contemporary Human Behavior Theory: A Critical Perspective for Social Work, 3rd Ed. (2012)
    Robbins, S.P., Chatterjee, P., & Canda, E.R.
  • Dimensions of Human Behavior: Person and Environment, 5th Ed. (2015)
    Hutchison, E.D.

Students should have all required texts/materials by the start of class. Books can be purchased through, the CSU Bookstore, or a bookstore of choice.

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