School of Social Work

MSW Curriculum Guide

Two Year Regular Sequence

Year 1

1st semester

  • SWO 501 Multicultural Social Work
  • SWO 502 Critical Thinking about Human Behavior I
  • SWO 503 Generalist Social Work Practice I
  • SWO 504 Social Welfare Policy I
  • SWO 554 Field Work  & Field Seminar I

2nd semester

  • SWO 552 Critical Thinking about Human Behavior II
  • SWO 553 Generalist Social Work Practice II
  • SWO 505 Social Work Research I
  • SWO 555 Field Work & Field Seminar II
  • One Elective (2) 

Year 2

1st semester

  • SWO 651 Social Work Advanced Practice IV: Individuals and Families
  • SWO 605 Social Work Research II: Social Data Analysis
  • SWO 654 Field Work & Field Seminar III
  • One Elective (2)

2nd semester

  • SWO 603 Social Work Advanced Practice III: Groups
  • SWO 652 Social Work Research III: The Research Project (or SWO 695 Thesis Option)
  • SWO 604 Social Welfare Policy II
  • SWO 655 Field Work Experience
  • One Elective (2)

 

Four Year Regular Sequence

Year 1

1st semester

  • SWO 501 Multicultural Social Work
  • SWO 502 Critical Thinking about Human Behavior I

2nd semester

  • SWO 552 Critical Thinking about Human Behavior II
  • SWO 505 Social Work Research I

Year 2

1st semester

  • SWO 503 Generalist Social Work Practice I
  • SWO 504 Social Welfare Policy I
  • SWO 554 Field Work & Field Seminar I

2nd semester

  • SWO 553 Generalist Social Work Practice II
  • SWO 555 Field Work & Field Seminar II
  • One Elective (2) 

Year 3

1st semester

  • SWO 605 Social Work Research II: Social Data Analysis
  • One Elective (2)

2nd semester

  • SWO 652 Social work Research III: The Research Project (or SWO 695 Thesis Option)
  • SWO 604 Social Welfare Policy II

Year 4

1st semester

  • SWO 651 Social Work Advanced Practice IV: Individuals and Families (3)
  • SWO 654 Field Work & Field Seminar lll
  • One Elective (2)  

2nd semester

  • SWO 603 Social Work Advanced Practice III: Groups
  • SWO 655 Field Work Experience

 

One Year Advanced Standing

1st semester

  • SWO 605 Social Work Research II: Social Data Analysis
  • SWO 651 Social Work Advanced Practice IV: Individuals and Families
  • SWO 654 Field Work and Field Seminar III
  • Two Electives

2nd semester

  • SWO 603 Social Work Advanced Practice III: Groups
  • SWO 604 Social Welfare Policy II
  • SWO 652 Social Work Research III: The Research Project (or SWO 695 Thesis Option)
  • SWO 655 Field Work Experience
  • One Elective

Two Year Advanced Standing

Year 1

1st Semester

  • SWO 605 Social Work Research II: Social Data Analysis
  • One Elective

2nd Semester

  • SWO 604 Social Welfare Policy II
  • SWO 652 Social Work Research III: The Research Project (or SWO 695 Thesis Option)
  • One Elective

Year 2

1st Semester

  • SWO 603 Social Work Advanced Practice III: Groups
  • SWO 654 Field Work and Field Seminar III
  • One elective

2nd Semester

  • SWO 651 Social Work Advanced Practice IV: Individuals and Families
  • SWO 655 Field Work and Experience