Degree Plan

Standard Track Program Total Number of Hours: 64

Standard Track First Year (32 hours)

Fall (16 hours) 

Course Number                       Course Description

SOCW 615                                 Social Work Research Methods (3)

SOCW 625                                 Human Behavior in the Social Environment (3)

SOCW 641                                 Social Welfare Policy and Services (3)

SOCW 651                                 Foundations of Evidence-Based Practice I (3)

SOCW 681                                 Foundation Field Practicum I (4)

Spring (16 hours) 

SOCW 616                                Program and Practice Evaluation (3)

SOCW 626                                Diversity, Power and Oppression (3)

SOCW 642                                Policy Analysis and Practice (3)

SOCW 652                                Foundations of Evidence-Based Practice II (3)

SOCW 682                                Foundation Field Practicum II (4)

                         

Standard Track Second Year  (32 hours) 

Fall (16 hours) 

SOCW 725                                Spirituality and Social Work Practice (3)

SOCW 745                                Administration and Planning for Nonprofit Organizations (3)
                                                    or SOCW 740 Psychopathology for Social Work Practice (3)

SOCW 751                                Advanced Evidence-Base Practice Interventions I (3)

SOCW 781                                Advanced Social Work Field Practicum I (4)

SOCW 799                                Thesis (3)

Spring (16 hours) 

SOCW 741                                Globalization and Social Justice (3)

SOCW 744                                Management and Funding of Non-Profit Organizations (3)

SOCW 752                                Advanced Evidence Based Practice Interventions II (3)

SOCW 782                                Advanced Social Work Field Practicum II (4)

SOCW 799                                Thesis (3)

 

Advanced Standing Track (38 hours) 

Summer (6 hours) 

SOCW 702                                Integrated Seminar for Advanced Standing (6)           

Fall (16 hours) 

SOCW 725                                Spirituality and Social Work Practice (3)

SOCW 745                                Administration and Planning for Nonprofit Organizations (3)
                                                    or SOCW 740 Psychopathology for Social Work Practice (3)

SOCW 751                                Advanced Evidence-Base Practice Interventions I (3)

SOCW 781                                Advanced Social Work Field Practicum I (4)

SOCW 799                                Thesis (3)

Spring (16 hours) 

SOCW 741                                Globalization and Social Justice (3)

SOCW 744                                Management and Funding for Non-Profit Organizations (3)

SOCW 752                                Advanced Evidence-Based Practice Interventions II (3)

SOCW 782                                Advanced Social Work Field Practicum II (4)

SOCW 799                                Thesis (3)

Application Deadline:
 Summer 2015
  • Feb. 13, 2015 *Priority Review
  • May 1, 2015

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