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Department of Social Work

Department of Social Work

Master of Social Work

Full Time Program

Schedule of Courses 

The Full-Time MSW Program requires 60 credits over two academic years of study.  Courses are offered during the day and late afternoon/early evening.  The required courses include the following:

Year One- Fall Semester

SCWK 601   Human Behavior in the Social Environment (3 credits)

SCWK 602   Social Welfare Policy I (3 credits)

SCWK 603   Social Work Research (3 credits)

SCWK 604   Generalist Social Work Practice I (3 credits)

SCWK 605   Interpersonal Helping Skills (3 credits) 

Year One- Spring Semester

SCWK 615   Empowerment Practice Concepts (3 credits)

SCWK 610   Generalist Social Work Practice II (3 credits)

SCWK 611   Generalist Social Work Practice III (3 credits)

SCWK 612   Field Instruction I (3 credits)

SCWK 614   Social Welfare Policy II (3 credits) 

Year Two- Fall Semester

SCWK 620   Advanced Practice: Micro Systems (3 credits)

SCWK 623   Psychopathology & Empowerment Practice (3 credits)

SCWK 631 Advanced Practice: Macro Systems (3 credits)

SCWK 622   Field Instruction II (6 credits) 

Year Two-Spring Semester

SCWK 621   Leadership & Empowerment Practice (3 credits)

SCWK 633 Advanced Social Work Research (3 credits)

SCWK 640   Advanced Practice: Capstone (3 credits) 

SCWK 632   Field Instruction III (6 credits) 


Additional Optional Electives:

SCWK 624: Psychodiagnostics & Social Work Practice (3 credits)

SCWK 550 A, B, C: Special Topics in Social Work (1-3 credits) 

Child Welfare Scholars Program Electives:

SCWK 523   Families & Children: Policy & Services (3 credits)

SCWK 533   Families & Children: Practice & Trends (3 credits)

Course Descriptions

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