On-campus M.S.W. Program

Schedule for the Part-time Day MSW Program



List of Courses by Semester


Foundation - 1st year (part-time)

FALL first year

Course and Date/Time
Course #
Credits
Orientation
The Thursday before the first day of classes,
all day--mandatory.
The Friday before first day of classes,
optional additional sessions.
Principles and Philosophy of Social Work
SOWK 500
3 credits
Theoretical Foundations for Social Work
SOWK 515
3 credits
Required elective (or can be taken in Summer of following year*)
3 credits

SPRING first year

Course and Date/Time
Course #
Credits
Social Welfare Policy and Advocacy
SOWK 520
3 credits
Required elective*
3 credits

Foundation - 2nd year (part-time)

FALL second year

Course and Date/Time
Course #
Credits
Anti-Oppressive Social Work Practice
SOWK 530
3 credits
Small Systems Practice Skills
SOWK 511
3 credits
Required elective (or can be taken in Summer of following year*)
3 credits

SPRING second year

Course and Date/Time
Course #
Credits
Integrative Field Seminar
SOWK 592
1 credit
Field Education
SOWK 588
6 credits

Concentration**

FALL third year

Course and Date/Time
Course #
Credits
Advanced Practice: Individuals
SOWK 630
3 credits
Advanced Policy Analysis, Advocacy, and Contemporary Issues
SOWK 633
3 credits

SPRING third year

Course and Date/Time
Course #
Credits
Advanced Practice: Communities
SOWK 631
3 credits
Advanced Practice: Families and Groups
SOWK 634
3 credits

FALL fourth year

Course and Date/Time
Course #
Credits
Research Methods
SOWK 600
3 credits
Field Education
SOWK 688
7 credits

SPRING fourth year

Course and Date/Time
Course #
Credits
Advanced Research and Social Work Capstone
SOWK 698
3 credits
Field Education
SOWK 688
8 credits
TOTALS
64 credits

*A total of 9 elective credits is required. Fall electives may be taken during the following Summer Term if preferred for academic load. (Please note that 6 credits is the minimum requirement for financial aid in Summer Term, and two electives may be taken concurrently.)


**Students may elect to attend Concentration courses on a full-time basis in year 3.