Course Descriptions

The Master of Social Work is 65 credit hours and can be completed on a full-time or part-time (extended program) basis. Courses are divided into foundation courses (24 credits), advanced courses (12 credits), advanced clinical courses (12 credits), and field education (17 credits).

Foundation Courses (24 credits)

Social Welfare Policy and Services
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Social Welfare Policy and Services
SWO-401A (3 credits)
Dynamics of Racism and Oppression
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Dynamics of Racism and Oppression
SWO-409 (3 credits)
Human Behavior in the Social Environment
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Human Behavior in the Social Environment
SWO-411A (3 credits)
Assessment and Diagnosis
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Assessment and Diagnosis
SWO-414 (3 credits)
Social Work Practice
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Social Work Practice
SWO-421A (3 credits)
Social Work Practice
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Social Work Practice
SWO-421B (3 credits)
Social Work Research
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Social Work Research
SWO-441 (3 credits)
Social Work with Groups
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Social Work with Groups
SWO-577 (3 credits)

Advanced Courses (12 credits)

Advanced Clinical Practic
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Advanced Clinical Practice
SWO-424 (3 credits)
Advanced Clinical Practice
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Capstone Seminar
SWO-425 (3 credits)
Evaluation in Social Work Practice
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Evaluation in Social Work Practice
SWO-509 (3 credits)
Advocacy and Social Action for Professional Social Workers
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Advocacy and Social Action for Professional Social Workers
SWO-523 (3 credits)

 

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