Social Work, Master of Social Work (MSW)
Students are required to complete 90 credits of required and elective coursework (51 credits in the Advanced Standing Program) and must maintain a cumulative GPA ≥3.0.
Prior to earning 45 credits (during fall quarter for Advanced Standing Program), students will develop a contract program in consultation with faculty, outlining the program of courses to be completed for the degree. This contract will be based on the student’s career goals, standards of the profession and the objectives of the School. Development and approval of the contract program will be accomplished in conjunction with advancement to degree candidacy.
A final comprehensive examination will be administered in the student’s final quarter.
- must maintain a cumulative GPA ≥3.0.
|SOWK 525||RESEARCH METHODS FOR PROGRAM AND PRACTICE EVALUATION||4|
|SOWK 530||ORGANIZATIONAL AND COMMUNITY PRACTICE||4|
|SOWK 531||INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL WELFARE AND POLICY||4|
|SOWK 532||FOUNDATIONS OF PROFESSIONAL SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE||4|
|SOWK 533||SOCIAL WORK ASSESSMENT AND PRACTICE WITH INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES||4|
|SOWK 540||HUMAN DEVELOPMENT IN CONTEMPORARY ENVIRONMENTS||4|
|SOWK 541||SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE IN A DIVERSE SOCIETY||4|
|SOWK 550||SOCIAL WORK WITH GROUPS||4|
|SOWK 553||SOCIAL WORK INTERVENTION AND EVALUATION WITH INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES||4|
|SOWK 571||FOUNDATION PRACTICUM/SEMINAR (must be taken for 4)||4|
|SOWK 580||FIELD PREPARATION||1|
|Advanced Curriculum in Advanced Generalist Practice|
|SOWK 526||RESEARCH METHODS II||4|
|SOWK 568||PROSEMINARS IN SOCIAL WELFARE POLICIES AND PROGRAMS||4|
|SOWK 581||INTEGRATIVE SEMINAR I||1|
|SOWK 582||INTEGRATIVE SEMINAR II||1|
|SOWK 583||INTEGRATIVE SEMINAR III||1|
|SOWK 584||INTEGRATIVE SEMINAR IV||1|
|SOWK 602||CLINICAL DIAGNOSIS AND EVIDENCE BASED TREATMENT||4|
|SOWK 603||LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT IN HUMAN SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS||4|
|SOWK 671||ADVANCED PRACTICUM/SEMINAR (must be repeated 4, 4, 5)||13|
Student Learning Outcomes—students will
- critique and implement evidence and strengths-based intervention models within an ecological practice framework;
- form relationships with community partners to meet client needs and address barriers to social justice across systems of all sizes;
- practice from case to cause and back to case, demonstrating an understanding of the interplay between policy and practice and the impact on client systems;
- engage in participatory forms of applied research to solve community problems.