Traditional Program

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This program is for those applicants who have either received an undergraduate degree in a field other than Social Work OR a BSW degree more than 5 years ago. The Traditional student cohort starts every fall, with a deadline of February 15th of each year. Students complete a total of 51 credit hours.

Students choose to focus on two main areas of concentration: Families and Children OR Older Adults. This choice effects two courses, one focuses on social work practice and the other on social work policy. Students typically choose to complete their field placement in a field that aligns with this concentration. Students complete a total of 900 hours in their two field placements.

Full-time Traditional Program of Study

Fall Semester Year 1

  • FSW 515 Culturally Informed practice (3CH)
  • FSW 613 Ethics, Professionalism, and Self Care (3CH)
  • FSW 616 Social Work Research (3 CH)
  • FSW 617 Human Behavior and Social Environment (3CH)
  • FSW 621 SW Practice I (3CH)

     

15 hours total

Spring Semester Year 1

  • FSW 611 Social Welfare Policy I (3CH)
  • FSW 622 Adv Generalist SW Practice II (3CH)
  • FSW 641/645 Advanced SW practice (3CH)
  • FSW 664 Field Education Seminar I (3CH)
  • FSW 723 SW Assessment and the DSM (3CH)

12 hours total


Fall Semester Year 2

  • FSW 602 Diverse Families in Context (3CH)
  • FSW 668 Practice with Substance Use Disorders (3CH)
  • FSW 688 Clinical Interventions in SW (3CH)
  • FSW 716 Applied SW Research (3CH)
  • FSW 765 Field Seminar 2 (3 CH)

12 hours total

Spring Semester Year 2

  • FSW 642/646 Policy Analysis (3CH)
  • FSW 717 Social Work Capstone (3 CH)
  • FSW 724 Agency Administration (3 CH)
  • FSW 766 Field Seminar 3 (3 CH)

12 hours total

Part time Traditional Program of Study

Fall Semester Year 1

  • FSW 515 Culturally Informed practice (3CH)
  • FSW 613 Ethics, Professionalism, and Self Care (3CH)
  • FSW 617 Human Behavior and Social Environment (3CH)

9 hours

Spring Semester Year 1

  • FSW 611 Social Welfare Policy I (3CH)
  • FSW 622 Advanced Generalist SW Practice II (3CH)
  • FSW 723 SW Assessment and the DSM (3CH)

9 hours


Fall Semester Year 2

  • FSW 602 Diverse Families in Context (3CH)
  • FSW 616 Social Work Research (3 CH)
  • FSW 621 SW Practice I (3CH)
  • FSW 716 Applied SW Research (3CH)

9 hours

Spring Semester Year 2

  • FSW 641/645 Advanced SW practice (3CH)
  • FSW 642/646 Examining SW Policy (3CH)
  • FSW 664 Field Education I (3CH)

6 hours


Fall Semester Year 3

  • FSW 668 Practice with Substance Use Disorders (3CH)
  • FSW 688 Clinical Interventions in SW (3CH)
  • FSW 765 Field Education 2 (3 CH)

9 hours

Spring Semester Year 3

  • FSW 717 Social Work Capstone (3 CH)
  • FSW 724 Agency Administration (3 CH)
  • FSW 766 Field Education 3 (3CH)

9 hours