Three-Year Part-Time MSW Program

Degree Plan (60 semester hours)

 

Foundation Curriculum | Year 1 | Semester 1

SWK6150 HBSE I: Theories of Development-Infancy to Adolescence
SWK6140 Social Welfare Policy & Institutions

3.0
3.0

Total:

6.0
 

Foundation Curriculum | Year 1 | Semester 2

SWK6160 HBSE II: Theories of Development--Adult Lifespan
SWK6390 Social Work Practice with Diverse & Vulnerable Populations

3.0
3.0
Total: 6.0
Year 1 Total:
12.0

Foundation Curriculum | Year 2 | Semester 1

SWK6370 Social Work Practice I: Individuals & Families 3.0
SWK6381 Social Work Practice II: Groupwork
3.0
SWKXXXX Social Work Elective
3.0

SWK6370 Field Instruction I: Foundation Internship

3.0
Total: 12.0

Foundation Curriculum | Year 2 | Semester 2

SWK6381 Social Work Perspectives on Psychopathology
3.0
SWK6382 Social Work Practice II: Community Practice
3.0
SWK6250 Research I: Social Work Research Methods (Methodology) 3.0
SWK6740 Field Instruction II: Foundation Internship 3.0
Total: 12.0
Year 2 Total: 24.0

Advanced Curriculum | Year 3 | Semester 1

SWK6511 Social Work Practice III: Clinical Concentration I
3.0
SWK6533 Advanced Social Policy (Macro Practice)
3.0
SWK6750 Field Instruction III: Advanced Internship 3.0
SWKXXXX Social Work Elective 3.0
Total: 12.0

Advanced Curriculum | Year 3 | Semester 2

SWK6521 Social Work Practice IV: Clinical Concentration II
3.0
SWK6283 Practice and Program Evaluation
3.0
SWKXXXS Social Work Elective 3.0
SWK6760 Field Instruction IV: Advanced Internship 3.0
Total: 12.0
Year 3 Total: 24.0
 Program Total: 60.0

NOTE: The majority of part-time students enroll in May Term or summer classes to reduce their course workload during the academic year. The School of Social Work offers a number of electives and required courses during the summer sessions.

Special Recommendations

Foundation Curriculum

  • SWK 6381 Social Work Practice II: Group Work
    Prerequisite: SWK6370 Social Work Practice I
    SWK 6381 and SWK6370 can be taken concurrently
  • SWK6500 Social Work Perspectives on Psychopathology
    Can be taken in the Foundation or Advanced Curriculum
  • Students must concurrently enroll in SWK6370 Social Work Practice I: Individuals & Families and SWK6730 Field Instruction I: Foundation Internship

Advanced Curriculum

  • You must complete the Foundation Curriculum before enrolling in any Advanced Curriculum courses.
  • SWK6283 Practice and Program Evaluation
    Prerequisite: SWK6250 Research I and completion of a statistics class with "C" or better
    Class must be taken in Advanced Curriculum semester two.
    Class is not offered in the summer semester.
  • Students must concurrently enroll in the following pairs:
    SWK6511 Social Work Practice III: Clinical Concentration I and SWK6750 Field Instruction III: Advanced Internship
    SWK6521 Social Work Practice IV: Clinical Concentration II and SWK6760 Field Instruction IV: Advanced Internship