Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work

Traditional Program Curriculum

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Traditional MSW Program

For students who qualify for admission to the MSW Traditional Program, classes can be taken in a full-time or part-time format. It typically takes 2 years (full-time) to 4 years (part- time) to complete the 61 credit-hour program.

Students are required to complete two field experiences. The first internship is a generalist placement (consisting of 432 hours) focusing on the acquisition and development of generalist practice skills using a strengths perspective. The second internship is an advanced clinical placement (512 hours) focusing on the development of advanced clinical social work practice skills.

 

Curriculum Requirements (61 hours)

  • SOWO 7000: Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare (3)
  • SOWO 7800: Human Behavior and the Social Environment (3)
  • SOWO 7060: Social Work Practice with Individuals and Families (3)
  • SOWO 7090: Advanced Social Welfare Policy (3)
  • SOWO 7070: Social Work with Groups and Communities
  • SOWO 7700: Foundations of Social Work Research (3)
  • SOWO 7920: Generalist Field (10)
  • SOWO 7020: Psychopathology (3)
  • SOWO 7030: Evaluation in Social Work Practice (3)
  • SOWO 7010: Advanced Clinical Practice (3)
  • SOWO 7930: Advanced Field (12)
  • SOWO 7950: Integrative Seminar (3)
  • SOWO Electives (9)

Last Updated: July 29, 2020