Curriculum

Traditional Two-Year Program

Foundation Year 

Fall C/H
SOWK 5101 Multicultural Practice 3
SOWK 5102 HBSE I 3
SOWK 5103 SW Practice I 3
SOWK 5104 SW Policy & Programs 3
SOWK 5106 Foundation Field I 4
Total 16

 

Spring C/H
SOWK 5202 HBSE II                     3
SOWK 5203 SW Practice II 3
SOWK 5205 Research I 3
SOWK 5430 Psychopathology 3
SOWK 5206 Foundation Field II 4
Total 16

Total Foundation Hours: 32

Concentration Year

Fall C/H
SOWK 5303 AP/Individuals                    3
SOWK 5305 SW Research II 3
SOWK 5323 AP/Groups 3
SOWK 5xxx Elective 3
SOWK AP Field I 4
Total 16

 

Spring C/H
SOWK 5313 AP/Families                       3
SOWK 5403 AP/HSO 3
SOWK 5405 SW Research II 3
SOWK 5406 AP Field II 6
Total 15

Total Concentration Hours: 31

Total Two Year Program Hours: 63

Advanced Standing Program

 

Summer C/H
SOWK 5208 Bridge 3
SOWK 5430 Psychopathology (Advanced) 3
Total 6

 

Fall C/H
SOWK 5303 AP/ Indvidiuals                  3
SOWK 5305 SW Research II 3
SOWK 5313 AP/Group 3
SOWK 5xxx Elective 3
SOWK AP Field I 4
Total 16

 

Spring C/H
SOWK 5323 AP/Families                       3
SOWK 5403 AP/HSO 3
SOWK 5405 SW Research III 3
SOWK AP Field II 6
Total 15

Total Advanced Standing Program Hours: 37

Examples of Full Time Class Schedules

Foundation Year - Full Time

Summer Fall Spring
  SOWK 5101 Multicultural Practice        SOWK 5202 HBSEII   
  SOWK 5102 HBSE II SOWK 5203 SW Practice II
  SOWK 5103 SW Practice I SOWK 5205 SW Research I
  SOWK 5104 Policy and Programs SOWK 5430 Psychopathology
  SOWK 5106 Foundation Field I SOWK 5206 Foundations Field II     

Concentration Year - Full Time

Summer Fall Spring
SOWK 5208 Bridge (Advanced Standing) SOWK 5303 AP/Individuals SOWK 5323 AP/Group

SOWK 5430 Psychopathology (Advanced Standing)

SOWK 5313 Families SOWK 5403 AP/HSO
  SOWK 5xxx Elective SOWK 5404 SW Research III
  SOWK 5305 SW Research II  SOWK AP Field II
  SOWK 5306 AP Field I  

 

Examples of Part Time Class Schedules

In the event a student must attend part-time, the following schedule is one example of how they might matriculate through the program.

Foundation - Part Time

Year One

Summer Fall Spring
  SOWK 5101 Multicultural Practice SOWK 5202 HBSE II
  SOWK 5102 HBSE I SOWK 5205 Research I

Year Two

Summer Fall Spring
                SOWK 5103 SW Practice I                           SOWK 5203 SW Practice II
  SOWK 5104 SW Policy & Program SOWK 5430 Psychopathology
  SOWK 5106 Foundation Field I SOWK 5206 Foundation Field II

Concentration - Part Time

Year One

Summer Fall Spring
SOWK 4208 Bridge Course (Advanced standing) SOWK 5303 AP/Individuals SOWK 5403 AP/HSO
SOWK 5430 Psychopathology (Advanced Standing) SOWK 5xxx Elective  

Year Two

Summer Fall Spring
  SOWK 5313 AP/Group SOWK 5323 AP/Families 
  SOWK 5305 SW Research SOWK 5405 SW Research III
  SOWK 5306 AP Field I SOWK AP Field II

 

Advisement Procedure

Every student is to be advised every semester.

All newly admitted students are to be advised prior to beginning classes in the foundation or concentration years.

The following list of forms are to be used for advisement:

  • The Degree Plan
  • The Conference Contact Form
  • The Example Form

No grade of B- or lower will be accepted in the following courses:

SOWK 5101, 5102, 5103, 5104, 5105, 5203, 5204, 5313, 5323, 5303, 5306, 5430, 5406

No more than two C grades are allowed during the entire program whether the student is in the traditional program or advanced standing program.

Students must have a 3.0 GPA to graduate.

If a student's GPA drops below 3.0 the student will be placed on probation. 

For a more detailed description of available classes visit the the MSW catalog here.