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Master of Social Work

Minimum semester credits required: 63 Generalist; 41 Advanced Standing

Generalist courses (22 credits):
SOWK6520. Human Behavior in the Social Environment: Life Span and Biopsychosocial Theories (3)
SOWK6530. Social Welfare Policy and Services (3)
SOWK6540. Introduction to Research Methodology (2)
SOWK6551. Practice II: Organizations/Community Development (3)
SOWK6561. Practice I: Individuals/Families/Groups (3)
SOWK6570. Field Instruction  (3)*
SOWK6571. Field Instruction Seminar  (5)*

*Field and seminar credits are typically spread over three semesters. Special permission to condense placement into two semesters may be granted by the field director.

Specialized Core courses (25-27 credits):

SOWK6591. Social Work Electives:
2 credits for Mental Health concentration
4 credits for Integrated Clinical and Community Practice concentration (ICCP)
SOWK7620. HBSE: Diversity: Exploring the Isms (3)
SOWK7622. HBSE: Spirituality and Religion(3)
SOWK7630. Policy Issues in Rural America (3) 
SOWK7640. Advanced Research Design (3)
SOWK7641. Advanced Research Methodology (2)
SOWK7670. Field Instruction (3)*
SOWK7671. Field Instruction Seminar (5)*
SOWK7690. MSW Capstone (1); or,
     SOWK7642. Completion of Thesis (1-3)

*Field and seminar credits are typically spread over three semesters. Special permission to condense placement into two semesters may be granted by the field director.

 

Clinical Mental Health and Addictions Concentration courses (16 credits):
SOWK7611. Clinical Social Work with Individuals (3)
SOWK7612. Clinical Social Work with Families (3)
SOWK7613. Community Mental Health in Rural Settings (2)
SOWK7616. Beyond the DSM (2)
SOWK7618. Clinical Social Work with Groups (2)
SOWK7619. Play Therapy (2)
SOWK6592. Trauma (2)

Integrated Clinical and Community Practice Concentration (ICCP) (14 credits):
SOWK7561. Micro Practice Across Systems (3)
SOWK7562. Mezzo Practice Across Systems (3)
SOWK7563. Macro Practice Across Systems (3)
SOWK6593. Medical Terminology and Pharmacology (2)
SOWK6594. Grant Writing (1)
SOWK6595. Social Work and the Law (1)
SOWK6596. Domestic Violence (1)