Curriculum

No academic credit is given for life experience or previous social work experience.

Master of Social Work (Regular Standing Program)

A minimum of 60 semester hours of graduate study is required which shall include:

Foundation Curriculum: (24 hours)

  • SW 601 Human Behavior and the Social Environment (3)
  • SW 602 Social Work Practice with Individuals (3)
  • SW 603 Social Work Research Methods (3)
  • SW 604 Social Welfare Policies and Programs (3)
  • SW 615 Practice with Families and Groups (3)
  • SW 620 Practice with Organizations and Communities (3)
  • SW 621 Field Instruction I [225 hours] (3)
  • SW 622 Field Instruction II [225 hours] (3)

Concentration Area – Clinical Practice: (30 hours)

  • SW 630 Theories and Methods of Family Intervention (3)
  • SW 640 Advanced Practice with Groups (3)
  • SW 650 Clinical Assessment and Diagnosis (3)
  • SW 660 Clinical Supervision (3)
  • SW 680 Evaluation Research (3)
  • SW 683 Theories of Psychotherapy (3)
  • SW 686 Traumatic Stress and Crisis Intervention (3)
  • SW 687 Substance Abuse and Addiction (3)
  • SW 623 Field Instruction III [225 hours] (3)
  • SW 624 Field Instruction IV [225 hours] (3)

Electives: (6 hours)

  • SW 651 Diversity in Social Work Practice (3)
  • SW 670 Leadership and Administration (3)
  • SW 681 Forensic Social Work with Children (3)
  • SW 682 Clinical Practice in Child Welfare (3)
  • SW 684 Social Work in Health Care Settings (3)
  • SW 685 Gerontological Social Work (3)

Master of Social Work (Advanced Standing Program)

A minimum of 36 semester hours of graduate study is required which shall include:

Clinical Practice: (30 hours)

  • SW 630 Theories and Methods of Family Intervention (3)
  • SW 640 Advanced Practice with Groups (3)
  • SW 650 Clinical Assessment and Diagnosis (3)
  • SW 660 Clinical Supervision (3)
  • SW 680 Evaluation Research (3)
  • SW 683 Theories of Psychotherapy (3)
  • SW 686 Traumatic Stress and Crisis Intervention (3)
  • SW 687 Substance Abuse and Addiction (3)
  • SW 623 Field Instruction III [225 hours] (3)
  • SW 624 Field Instruction IV [225 hours] (3)

Electives: (6 hours)

  • SW 670 Leadership and Administration (3)
  • SW 681 Forensic Social Work with Children (3)
  • SW 682 Clinical Practice in Child Welfare (3)
  • SW 684 Social Work in Health Care Settings (3)
  • SW 685 Gerontological Social Work (3)