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Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) Degree with Social Work Major
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  School of Social Work 2019-2021 Degree Programs Master of Social Work Program (M.S.W.) Two-Year M.S.W. Program Sequence  

Two-Year M.S.W. Program Sequence

First Year (Generalist Curriculum)

Fall Semester

19:910:500 Social Work Practice I with Individuals, Families, and Groups (3)

19:910:502 Human Behavior and the Social Environment (3)

19:910:504 Social Welfare Policy and Services I (3)

19:910:506 Diversity and Oppression (3)

19:910:508 Field Education Practicum I (3)

Total = 15 credits

Spring Semester

19:910:501 Social Work Practice II with Organizations and Communities (3)

19:910:___ General Elective (3)

19:910:505 Methods of Social Work Research I (3)

19:910:507 Clinical Assessment and Diagnosis (formerly Psychopathology) (3)

19:910:509 Field Education Practicum II (3)

Total = 15 credits

Students admitted on conditional status without an introductory statistics course that covers descriptive and basic inferential statistical procedures may not enter the specialized curriculum until they complete such course.

Second Year (Specialized Curriculum)

Fall Semester

19:910:511 Clinical Social Work I (3) or 19:910:535 Management Practice and Theory (3)

19:910:542 or 584 or 585 Social Welfare Policy and Services II (3)

19:910:595 Methods of Social Work Research II (3)

19:910:600 Field Education Practicum III (3)

19:910:___ Advanced Practice Distribution Requirement (3)

Total = 15 credits

Spring Semester

19:910:512 Clinical Social Work II (3) or 19:910:536 Program and Strategic Planning (3)

19:910:___ Human Behavior Distribution Requirement (3)

19:910:601 Field Education Practicum IV (3)

19:910:___ Elective (3)

19:910:___ Elective (3)

Total = 15

Total Credits = 60

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