Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work

Advanced Standing Program Curriculum

The Advanced Standing Program is available to students who have graduated from a Bachelor of Social Work program accredited by CSWE. It is comprised of 39 credit hours taken over 3 consecutive semesters with 512 field hours. Eligible students must also have a “B” average or better in social work courses with no more than one “C” in professional social work courses, and grades of “B” or better in all field education courses.


Curriculum (39 Credits)

Summer Year One

SOWO 7020 Psychopathology (3 hours)

SOWO 7030 Evaluation in Social Work Practice (3 hours)

SOWO Elective (3 hours)


Fall Year One

SOWO 7010 Advanced Clinical Practice (3 hours)

SOWO Elective (3 hours)

SOWO 7930 Advanced Field* (12 hours)


Spring Year One

SOWO 7950 Integrative Seminar** (3 hours)

SOWO Elective (3 hours)

SOWO Elective (3 hours)

SOWO Elective (3 hours)



*Students will begin their Advanced Field placement (16 hours per week) in the fall and continue into spring semester for a total of 32 weeks, or 512 hours.


**Students will participate in Seminar for fall and spring semesters.


Last Updated: May 03, 2017