Social Work, Master of Social Work (MSW)
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Students are required to complete 90 credits of required and elective coursework (51 credits in the Advanced Standing Program).
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.
Grade Requirements: 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 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)||17|
Students who successfully earn an MSW from EWU should be able to do the following:
demonstrate ethical and professional behavior;
apply critical thinking to inform and communicate professional judgments;
engage diversity and difference in practice;
advance human rights and social, economic, and environmental justice;
engage in practice-informed research and research-informed practice;
engage in policy practice;
engage with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities;
assess individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities;
evaluate practice with individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities.