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SW 195. Social Welfare and Democratic Citizenship

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Democratic citizenship and social welfare, state institutions and citizen engagement locally, nationally and globally.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer
Goal Area: GOAL AREA 9: CIVIC ENGAGEMENT AND ETHICS


SW 213. Adolescent Problems

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Adolescence as a stage of life involving physical, emotional, and social changes. Problems that lend themselves to social work interventions and social work techniques.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


SW 216. Introduction to Social Work

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Social work fields of practice and an orientation to the knowledge, skills and values of the profession.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


SW 330. Human Interaction in Social Systems

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Human behavior from a social system perspective. Systemic model of family, groups, organizations, and communities as an integrated framework to assess problem situations.
Prerequisites: SW 195, SW 216, BIOL 103, HURL 201, HURL 206, PSY 240 or CEEP 262, SOC 160, STAT 193.
Corequisites: SW 340, SW 345
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


SW 340. Fundamentals of Generalist Practice

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Description of the social work profession. Presentation of a generalist practice model integrated with volunteer experience in the community.
Prerequisites: SW 195, SW 216, BIOL 103, HURL 201, HURL 206, PSY 240 or CEEP 262, SOC 160, STAT 193.
Corequisites: SW 330, SW 345
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


SW 345. Cross-Cultural Social Work Practice

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Marginalized populations within a diversity sensitive social work practice model.
Prerequisites: SW 195, SW 216, BIOL 103, HURL 201, HURL 206, PSY 240 or CEEP 262, SOC 160, STAT 193.
Corequisites: SW 330, SW 340
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


SW 350. Social Work Research Methods

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Research methodologies for use in agency settings. Quantitative and qualitative approaches, program and practice evaluations.
Prerequisites: Completion of pre-professional core and admission to the social work program, SW 216, SW 330, SW 340, SW 345
Corequisites: SW 360, SW 410
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


SW 360. Social Welfare Policy

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: The social welfare institution and its policies; specific poverty issues are examined and critiqued.
Prerequisites: Completion of pre-professional core and admission to the social work major, SW 216, SW 330, SW 340, SW 345
Corequisites: SW 350, SW 410
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


SW 410. Practice I

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: The generalist model of social work practice with focus on work with individuals and families.
Prerequisites: Completion of pre-professional core and admission to the social work major, SW 216, SW 330, SW 340, SW 345
Corequisites: SW 350, SW 360
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


SW 411. Practice II

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: The generalist model of social work practice with focus on work with groups and families.
Prerequisites: Completion of pre-professional core and admission to the social work major, SW 216, SW 330, SW 340, SW 345, SW 350, SW 360, SW 410
Corequisites: SW 412, SW 443
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


SW 412. Practice III

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: The generalist model of social work practice with particular focus on macro level practice.
Prerequisites: Completion of pre-professional core and admission to the social work major, SW 216, SW 330, SW 340, SW 345, SW 350, SW 360, SW 410
Corequisites: SW 411, SW 443
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


SW 417. Adolescent Mental Health and Social Work Practice

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Description: Adolescent developmental theories, mental health, current issues, school issues, treatment modalities, global perspectives, and current best practices for treatment.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


SW 420. Topics in Social Work

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Reading and discussion, skill exercises or field experience related to social work theory, research, or practice. A specific topic selected each time offered. May be repeated.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • DEMAND


SW 421. Child Welfare: Public-Private

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Child welfare practice to assure child safety, permanency, and well-being.
Corequisites: NA
Semester Offered: DEMAND


SW 430. Social Work Practice with the Aging

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Social services related to aging including practice settings, skills, values, social policy and research.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


SW 442. Professional Development

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Preparation of students for field placement and professional life, including objectives, roles and responsibilities in social work practice.
Prerequisites: SW 195, SW 330, SW 340, SW 350, SW 360, SW 410
Corequisites: SW 411 and SW 412
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


SW 444. Internship in Social Work

Credits: 12 View Details
Description: Extensive educationally directed social work field placement an in approved social agency. Arranged with the internship instructor one semester prior to the actual placement.
Prerequisites: Completion of pre-professional core and admission to the social work major, SW 216, SW 330, SW 340, SW 345, SW 350, SW 360, SW 410, SW 411, SW 412, SW 443
Corequisites: SW 445
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


SW 445. Field Practicum Seminar

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Integration of knowledge from field practicum and classroom. Ethics and values of the profession. Culmination of Diversity/Empowerment Portfolio project.
Prerequisites: Completion of pre-professional core and admission to the social work major, SW 216, SW 330, SW 340, SW 345, SW 350, SW 360, SW 410, SW 411, SW 412, SW 443
Corequisites: SW 444
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


SW 501. Credit By Arrangement

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Credit By Arrangement.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


SW 517. Adolescent Mental Health and Social Work Practice

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Description: Adolescent developmental theories, mental health, current issues, school issues, treatment modalities, global perspectives, and current best practices for treatment.
Semester Offered:
  • Summer
  • DEMAND


SW 521. Child Welfare: Public-Private

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Description: Child welfare practice to assure child safety, permanency, and well-being.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


SW 530. Social Work Practice with the Aging

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Social services related to aging including practice settings, skills, values, social policy and research.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


SW 588. Type B Workshops

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Area limited and specific subjects selected before workshop is announced. These workshops are designed to meet the needs of enrichment. Workshops numbered 588 may be included as a part of the graduate degree only with the specific approval of the adviser and the graduate dean. This approval may be obtained either by inclusion of the course at the time of program approval or through the petition process.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


SW 600. Special Problems

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Independent study for advanced students wishing to work out a special problem in the major area of concentration.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


SW 610. Social Work Frameworks

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Foundation course. History, values, ethics, theoretical bases and practice frameworks for generalist social work practice.
Semester Offered: Summer






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