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Bachelor of Social Work (B.S.W. Degree)

Degree Requirements

  • 120 total hours of course work including 12 hours of field practicum
    • 51 Social Welfare hours including SW 220 or equivalent
    • 44 hours of general education requirements
    • 25 hours of electives
  • KU cumulative grade-point average of 2.5 or higher
  • Grade-point average of 2.5 in required social work courses
  • 30 hours in residence at KU in final year
  • 69 general education hours

Curriculum

TAB: Freshman/Sophomore

Curriculum prior to summer 2013

English
  • ENGL 101 Composition
  • ENGL 102 Critical Reading & Writing (or ENGL 105 Honors)
  • One additional English Literature course
    ENGL 203 Topics in Reading & Writing
    ENGL 209 Intro to Fiction
    ENGL 210 Intro to Poetry
    ENGL 211 Intro to the Drama
Language Facility
  • COMS 130 Speaker-Audience Communication
  • One additional Language Facility course
    COMS 201 Introduction to Leadership
    COMS 235 Intro to Rhetoric & Social Influence
    COMS 238 Cases in Persuasion
    COMS 244 Intro to Interpersonal Communication Theory
    COMS 246 Intro to Intercultural Communication
    (also meets Comparative Studies requirement)
    COMS 310 Intro to Organizational Communication
    COMS 331 Persuasive Speaking
    COMS 332 The Rhetorical Tradition
    COMS 335 Rhetoric, Politics & the Mass Media
    COMS 342 Problem-Solving in Teams & Groups
    COMS 440 Communication and Gender
    COMS 447 Intercultural Communications: African American
    FREN 114 Elementary French I and II
    FREN 120 Elementary French II
    FREN 234 Intermediate French I & II
    FREN 240 Intermediate French II
    GERM 108 Elementary German II
    GERM 216 Intermediate German II
    SPAN 108 Elementary Spanish II
    SPAN 111 Intensive Elementary Spanish
    SPAN 216 Intermediate Spanish II
    SPAN 220 Intensive Intermediate Spanish
    LAA 333 Lang. & Society in Latin America
    LING 104 The Nature of Language
    LING 106 Introductory Linguistics
    (same as ANTH 306)
    LING 320 Language in Culture and Society
    (same as ANTH 320)
    LING 370 Intro to the Languages of Africa
    (same as AAAS 370)
    LING 470 Language and Society in Africa
    (same as AAAS 470)
    SPED 598 Sign Language I, II, III
    (you must take all 3 semesters to meet this requirement)
Mathematics
  • MATH 101 College Algebra
    OR
  • MATH 104 Precalculus Mathematics
U.S. Cultural Studies
  • One American Social Structures course
    AAAS 306 Black Experience in US Since Emancipation
    AMS 110 The American People
    HIST 128 History of the US through the Civil War
    HIST 129 History of the US after the Civil War
    HIST 530 History American Women – Colonial Times to 1870
    (same as AMS 510 or WGSS 510)
    HIST 531 History American Women – 1870 to Present
    (same as AMS 511 and WGSS 511)
    HIST 616 Contemporary America 1941 to Present
    POLS 110 Introduction to U.S. Politics
    (also meets Political Science requirement)
    WGSS 201 US Women Today: An Interdisciplinary Introduction
    WGSS 396 Women and Legislature
  • One American Value System course
    AAAS 116 The Black Experience in America
    AMS 100 Understanding America
    AMS 290 Religion in American Society
    AMS 330 The American Society
    (same as SOC 330)
    AMS 450 The American Experience
    AMS 696 Gay and Lesbian Culture in America
    REL 171 Varieties of Religious Experience in America Past and Present
    HIST 373 The Supreme Court and Religious Issues in the US
    (same as REL 373)
    PHIL 160 Intro to Ethics
    POLS 611 Constitutional Law and Civil Liberties
    SOC 160 Social Problems and American Values
    (also meets Sociology requirement)
Western Civilization
  • HWC 204 Western Civilization I (or HWC 114 Honors)
  • HWC 205 Western Civilization II (or HWC 115 Honors)
Intercultural Studies
  • One Studies in Civilization (Non-western) course
    AAAS 103 Introduction to Africa
    AAAS 104 Peoples of Africa
    (same as ANTH 190 and ANTH 390)
    AAAS 105 Intro to African History
    AAAS 300 African Traditional Religion and Thought
    AAAS 305 Modern African History
    AAAS 315 Women & Islam in Africa
    AAAS 332 Intro to African Literature
    (same as ENGL 326)
    AAAS 360 Intro to West African History
    (same as HIST 160)
    AAAS 351 Human Geography of Africa
    (same as GEOG 351)
    AAAS 370 Intro to the Languages of Africa
    (same as LING 370)
    AAAS 376 West African Art
    AAAS 435 Muslim Women’s Autobiography
    AAAS 470 Language and Society in Africa
    (same as LING 470)
    ANTH 293 Myth, Legend & Folk Beliefs in East Asia
    (same as EALC 130)
    ANTH 362 Peoples of Southeast Asia
    ANTH 364 People of Japan & Korea
    ANTH 368 Peoples of China
    (same as EALC 368)
    ANTH 370 Peoples and Cultures of the Pacific
    ANTH 372 Peoples of Polynesia
    ANTH 376 North American Indians
    ANTH 389 The Anthropology of Gender: Female, Male, and Beyond
    (also meets the Comparative Studies requirement)
    EALC 105 Living Religions of the East
    (same as REL 106)
    EALC 106 Understanding China and Japan
    (same as REL 306)
    EALC 135 The Chinese Tradition
    EALC 136 The Japanese Tradition
    EALC 300 Asian Societies Through Film and Literary Masterpieces
    EALC 331 Popular Cultures in East Asia
    EALC 508 Religion in China
    (same as REL 508)
    EALC 509 Religion in Japan
    (same as REL 509)
    EALC 592 Huns, Turks, and Mongols: The Nomad Factor in History
    (same as HIST 592)
    EALC 642 Chinese Thought
    EALC 535 Cultural Traditions of China
    EALC 536 Cultural Traditions of Japan
    ECIV 104 Eastern Civilization
    (same as ECIV 304)
    HIST 118 History of China and Japan
    HIST 160 Intro to West African History
    (same as AAAS 360)
    HIST 353 Indigenous People in North America
    HIST 510 History of the Vietnam War
    HIST 570 The Middle East Since World War II
    HIST 611 Early American Indian History
    HIST 619 History of the American Indian
    HIST 660 Biography of a City
    HA 265 Into. to Asian Art
    HA 266 The Visual Arts of East Asia
    HA 267 Art and Culture of Japan
    HA 268 Art and Culture of China
    LAA 100 Latin America Culture and Society
    (also meets Comparative Studies requirement)
    LAA 332 Language & Society of Latin America
    (also meets Comparative Studies requirement)
    SLAV 140 Intro Russian Culture
    SLAV 148 Intro to Slavic Folklore
    SW 560 Topics in Social Welfare: International Social Work
    REL 507 Religion in India
  • One Comparative Studies course
    AAAS 301 Portrait of 3rd World: Haiti
    ANTH 108 Intro to Cultural Anthropology
    (same as ANTH 308)
    ANTH 160 Varieties of Human Experience
    (same as ANTH 360)
    ANTH 161 Third World: Anthropological approaches
    ANTH 389 The Anthropology of Gender: Female, Male, and Beyond
    (also meets Studies in Civilization requirement)
    COMS 246 Intro to Intercultural Communication
    (also meets Second Language Facility requirement)
    HIST 120 Colonial Latin America
    HIST 121 Modern Latin America
    LAA 100 Latin America Culture and Society
    (also meets Studies in Civilization requirement)
    LAA 332 Language & Society of Latin America
    (also meets Studies in Civilization requirement)
    POLS 150 Comparative Politics
    (also meets Political Science requirement)
    POLS 170 Intro to International Politics
    (also meets Political Science requirement)
    REL 321 History of Judaism in the East
    SOC 130 Comparative Societies
    SOC 621 Cross Cultural Society
    SW 455 Topics in Social Welfare
Child and Adolescent Development
  • ABSC 160 Intro to Child Behavior & Development
    OR
  • PSYC 333 Child Development
Biology (one Human Biology lecture and one science lab)
  • BIOL 100 and BIOL 102 (lab)
    OR
  • ANTH 104 and lab
Economics
  • One Economics course
    ECON 104 Intro to Economics
    ECON 142 Intro to Micro Economics
    ECON 144 Principles of Macro Economics
Political Science
  • One Political Science course
    POLS 110 Introduction to U.S. Politics
    (also meets American Social Structures requirement)
    POLS 150 Comparative Politics
    (also meets Comparative Studies requirement)
    POLS 170 Intro to International Politics
    (also meets Comparative Studies requirement)
Psychology
  • PSYC 104 General Psychology
    OR
  • PSYC 120 Personality
Sociology
  • SOC 104 Elements of Sociology
    OR
  • SOC 160 Social Problems & American Values (also meets American Value Systems requirement)

NOTE: Other courses not contained on the Master List may meet a distribution requirement; careful review of the syllabus for the course must be completed and written permission granted by the B.S.W. Director. It is strongly encouraged that you seek approval prior to taking a course.

KU Core Curriculum starting summer 2013

English
  • ENGL 101 Composition
  • ENGL 102 Critical Reading & Writing (or ENGL 105 Honors)
  • One additional English Literature course
    ENGL 203 Topics in Reading & Writing
    ENGL 209 Intro to Fiction
    ENGL 210 Intro to Poetry
    ENGL 211 Intro to the Drama
Speech Communications
  • COMS 130 Speaker-Audience Communication
Mathematics
  • MATH 101 College Algebra
U.S. Cultural Studies
  • One of the following courses
    AAAS 306 Black Experience in US Since Emancipation
    AMS 100 Understanding America
    AMS 110 The American People
    AMS 290 Religion in American Society
    AMS 330 The American Society
    (same as SOC 330)
    AMS 450 The American Experience
    AMS 696 Gay and Lesbian Culture in America
    HIST 128 History of the US through the Civil War
    HIST 129 History of the US after the Civil War
    HIST 373 The Supreme Court and Religious Issues in the US
    (same as REL 373)
    HIST 530 History American Women – Colonial Times to 1870
    (same as AMS 510 or WGSS 510)
    HIST 531 History American Women – 1870 to Present
    (same as AMS 511 and WGSS 511)
    HIST 616 Contemporary America 1941 to Present
    PHIL 160 Introduction to Ethics
    POLS 110 Introduction to U.S. Politics
    (also meets Political Science requirement)
    POLS 611 Constitutional Law and Civil Liberties
    REL 171 Varieties of Religious Experience in America Past and Present
    SOC 160 Social Problems and American Values
    WGSS 201 US Women Today: An Interdisciplinary Introduction
    WGSS 396 Women and Legislature
Western Civilization
  • HWC 204 Western Civilization I (includes LA&S 250 Western Civilization I)
    OR
  • HWC 205 Western Civilization II (includes LA&S 252 Western Civilization II)
Intercultural Studies
  • One of the following courses
    AAAS 103 Introduction to Africa
    AAAS 104 Peoples of Africa
    (same as ANTH 190 and ANTH 390)
    AAAS 105 Intro to African History
    AAAS 106 The Black Experience in the Americas
    AAAS 300 African Traditional Religion and Thought
    AAAS 301 Portrait of 3rd World: Haiti
    AAAS 305 Modern African History
    AAAS 332 Intro to African Literature
    (same as ENGL 326)
    AAAS 360 Intro to West African History
    (same as HIST 160)
    AAAS 351 Human Geography of Africa
    (same as GEOG 351)
    AAAS 370 Intro to the Languages of Africa
    (same as LING 370)
    AAAS 376 West African Art
    AAAS 415 Women & Islam in Africa
    AAAS 435 Muslim Women’s Autobiography
    AAAS 470 Language and Society in Africa
    (same as LING 470)
    ANTH 108 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
    (same as ANTH 308)
    ANTH 160 Varieties of Human Experience
    (same as ANTH 360)
    ANTH 161 Third World: Anthropological Approaches
    ANTH 293 Myth, Legend & Folk Beliefs in East Asia
    (same as EALC 130)
    ANTH 362 Peoples of Southeast Asia
    ANTH 364 People of Japan & Korea
    ANTH 368 Peoples of China
    (same as EALC 368)
    ANTH 370 Peoples and Cultures of the Pacific
    ANTH 372 Peoples of Polynesia
    ANTH 376 North American Indians
    ANTH 389 The Anthropology of Gender: Female, Male, and Beyond
    COMS 246 Introduction to Intercultural Communication
    EALC 105 Living Religions of the East
    (same as REL 106)
    EALC 106 Understanding China and Japan
    (same as REL 306)
    EALC 135 The Chinese Tradition
    EALC 136 The Japanese Tradition
    EALC 300 Asian Societies Through Film and Literary Masterpieces
    EALC 331 Popular Cultures in East Asia
    EALC 508 Religion in China
    (same as REL 508)
    EALC 509 Religion in Japan
    (same as REL 509)
    EALC 592 Huns, Turks, and Mongols: The Nomad Factor in History
    (same as HIST 592)
    EALC 642 Chinese Thought
    EALC 535 Cultural Traditions of China
    EALC 536 Cultural Traditions of Japan
    ECIV 104 Eastern Civilization
    (same as ECIV 304)
    HIST 118 History of China and Japan
    HIST 120 Colonial Latin America
    HIST 121 Modern Latin America
    HIST 160 Intro to West African History
    (same as AAAS 360)
    HIST 353 Indigenous People in North America
    HIST 510 History of the Vietnam War
    HIST 570 The Middle East Since World War II
    HIST 611 Early American Indian History
    HIST 619 History of the American Indian
    HIST 660 Biography of a City
    HA 265 Introduction to Asian Art
    HA 266 The Visual Arts of East Asia
    HA 267 Art and Culture of Japan
    HA 268 Art and Culture of China
    HWC 555 Education for Peace and Non-Violence
    LAA 100 Latin America Culture and Society
    LAA 332 Language & Society of Latin America
    POLS 150 Comparative Politics
    POLS 170 Introduction to International Politics
    REL 321 History of Judaism in the East
    SLAV 140 Introduction to Russian Culture
    SLAV 148 Introduction to Slavic Folklore
    SOC 130 Comparative Societies
    SOC 621 Cross Cultural Society
    SW 455 Topics in Social Work: Social Work with Latino’s
    (offered only at KCKCC)
    SW 455 Topics in Social Work: Social Work with African American’s
    (offered only at KCKCC)
    SW 560 Topics in Social Welfare: International Social Work (study abroad)
    REL 507 Religion in India
    WGSS 330 Women in Contemporary African Literature
    WGSS 396 Studies in: Voices and Perspectives of Indigenous Women of North America
Child and Adolescent Development
  • ABSC 160 Intro to Child Behavior & Development
    OR
  • PSYC 333 Child Development
Biology
  • BIOL 100/102 Principles of Biology/Lab
    OR
  • BIOL 150 Principles of Molecular & Cellular Biology
Economics
  • ECON 104 Introduction to Economics
Political Science
  • POLS 110 Introduction to U.S. Politics
    (also meets U.S. Cultural Studies requirement)
Psychology
  • PSYC 104 General Psychology
Sociology
  • SOC 104 Elements of Sociology

NOTE: Other courses not contained on the Master List may meet a distribution requirement; careful review of the syllabus for the course must be completed and written permission granted by the B.S.W. Director. It is strongly encouraged that you seek approval prior to taking a course.

TAB: Junior Year

SW 220 Social Work, Social Welfare and U.S
An introduction to the field of social welfare and its relationship to the social work profession, charged with carrying out its primary missions. Specific social welfare policies will be analyzed, particularly as those policies affect individuals and families in need. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Kepple, Nancy
MW 03:00-04:15 PM SMI 100 - LAWRENCE
3 13930

The School of Social Welfare requires students to take SW 220 prior to or in the first semester of the B.S.W. program.

Fall

SW 530 Human Behavior in the Social Environment
A study of theoretical frameworks for understanding human behavior. The theories include the developmental stages across the life cycle, abnormal behavior compared to normal, analysis of family and societal processes and their effects on the individual, and individual behavior in relation to social class, ethnicity, and cultural background. Junior social work classification required. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Diebolt, Lydia
Tu 03:20-06:00 PM BL 211 - LAWRENCE
3 13932
LEC Moon, Jungrim
Tu 03:20-06:00 PM BL 210 - LAWRENCE
3 15432
LEC Koenig, Terry
Th 08:10-10:50 AM FR 113 - LAWRENCE
3 14350
LEC Grant, Patsy
Tu 03:00-05:40 PM REGN 156 - EDWARDS
3 15676

SW 540 Fundamentals of Social Work Research
An examination of the basic concepts and principles of scientific inquiry as applied to the social work profession's quest for and utilization of knowledge. Positivistic and naturalistic methods of inquiry are covered. Other content includes conceptualization, operationalization, sample design, ethics, and culturally sensitive research practice. Junior social work classification required. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Matejkowski, Jason
Tu 12:30-03:10 PM BL 111 - LAWRENCE
3 15433
LEC Banerjee, Mahasweta
Tu 12:30-03:10 PM BL 210 - LAWRENCE
3 13933
LEC Matejkowski, Jason
Th 12:30-03:10 PM FR 113 - LAWRENCE
3 17450
LEC Stroud, Jancy
Th 03:00-05:40 PM RC 225 - EDWARDS
3 15677

SW 555 Diversity, Oppression, and Social Justice: Culturally Competent Social Work
This course will provide the conceptual, theoretical and empirical knowledge base related to difference, oppression, social justice and empowerment. This knowledge is necessary for culturally competent social work practice in a multicultural society. Junior social work classification required. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Paceley, Megan
Tu 08:10-10:50 AM FR 113 - LAWRENCE
3 13934
LEC Walker, Steve
Tu 08:10-10:50 AM BL 210 - LAWRENCE
3 15434
LEC Paceley, Megan
Th 03:20-06:00 PM BL 210 - LAWRENCE
3 14351
LEC Spears, Sydney
Th 06:10-08:50 PM RC 225 - EDWARDS
3 15678

Spring

SW 510 Fundamentals of Social Work Practice
Introduces the basic concepts of social work practice including the focus and context of practice, the nature of a social work relationship; basic skills and techniques common to practice such as interviewing, engagement, information gathering, etc. Introduction to problem solving and social work roles. Prerequisite: SW 530, SW 540, and SW 555. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

SW 532 Community and Organizational Dynamics and Human Behavior
An analysis of community and organizational life with emphasis on human behavior dynamics. Systems operation and change are considered and related to social functioning, especially as it impinges on social welfare objectives. Junior social work classification required. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

SW 541 Social Work Research Seminar
Focus is on applying material learned in SW 540 to the critique of empirical work in the social work arena and to the development of a proposal for a practice-based research project. Emphasis on assessing relevance of research to special populations. Content on the interpretation of graphs, tables, and statistical measures provided. Prerequisite: SW 540. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

TAB: Senior Year

Fall

SW 601 Field Practicum
Students are assigned to social service agencies that provide generalist practice opportunities under the supervision of a qualified field instructor. This provides students with the opportunity to apply and test social work knowledge, values, and skills within an approved practice setting in order to gain competency as beginning social workers. This course is taken for two semesters (fall-spring), with credit being given only after completion of the second semester. Enrollment in this course must be concurrent with enrollment in SW 610 and SW 612. FLD.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
FLD Marsh, Jennie
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
6 13935
FLD Marsh, Jennie
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
6 16370

Field Education: B.S.W. students have one practicum placement during the senior year, concurrent with enrollment in the practice courses. Senior B.S.W. students attend classes 2 days a week and field practicum 2 days a week throughout fall and spring semesters. Seniors spend a minimum of 480 clock hours in practicum. Practicum is a 12-credit-hour, year-long course graded on an S/U basis. A satisfactory (S) grade is a requirement for the B.S.W. degree. At the end of the first semester, a grade of P is given for satisfactory progress toward completion of the course. No credit is given for partial completion (fewer than 12 credit hours) of practicum. Learn more about Field Education.

SW 610 Social Work Practice Seminar I
Focuses on learning and implementing the problem-solving and interaction models of practice to be applied to individuals, families, and small groups. Concurrent with SW 601, practicum; students bring issues with clients to class for discussion. Open only to BSW seniors. Prerequisite: SW 510. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Friedline, Terri
M 12:30-03:10 PM BL 111 - LAWRENCE
3 14936
LEC Frank, Britt
M 12:30-03:10 PM BL 108 - LAWRENCE
3 15158
LEC Niedens, Michelle
W 03:20-06:00 PM BL 211 - LAWRENCE
3 14937
LEC Niedens, Michelle
Th 06:10-08:50 PM RC 215 - EDWARDS
3 17920

SW 620 Social Policies and Program Analysis
Conceptual models for the analysis of social welfare problems and policies are developed. The frameworks are applied to the problem of poverty and major policies and programs developed to cope with that problem. In addition the model is used to examine social welfare problems/needs being addressed in the students' practicum agencies. The focus throughout is on the understanding and application of analytic framework. Open only to BSW seniors. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Moses, Mindi
W 12:30-03:10 PM BL 111 - LAWRENCE
3 13937
LEC Rust, Sara
M 08:10-10:50 AM BL 210 - LAWRENCE
3 13936
LEC Adhima, Jennifer
M 08:10-10:50 AM BL 108 - LAWRENCE
3 17770
LEC Rust, Sara
Tu 06:10-08:50 PM RC 225 - EDWARDS
3 16168

Two of the following courses:

SW 630 Topics in Social Work Practice: Antisocial, Aggressive Behavior in Childhood and Early Adolescence
This course explores the theories and methods related to practice with children whose behavior is disruptive, oppositional, aggressive, or otherwise antisocial. Emphasis is placed on using protective and risk factors to design appropriate interventions. Open only to BSW seniors. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Moses, Mindi
M 03:20-06:00 PM BL 211 - LAWRENCE
1.5 15650
LEC Moses, Mindi
M 03:20-06:00 PM BL 211 - LAWRENCE
1.5 15651
SW 631 Topics in Social Work Practice: Intimate Partner Violence
This course provides students with a beginning understanding of intimate partner violence including definitions, prevalence, theoretical frameworks, dynamics, and consequences for the individual, the family, the community and society. Students will develop skills required to assess, intervene, and prevent domestic violence cases. Open only to BSW seniors. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Liming, Kiley
W 08:10-10:50 AM BL 111 - LAWRENCE
1.5 15652
LEC Liming, Kiley
W 08:10-10:50 AM BL 111 - LAWRENCE
1.5 17921
SW 632 Topics in Social Work Practice: Substance Abuse and Social Work Practice
This course will offer BSW students a very basic understanding of concepts associated with social work practice with people who confront challenges with alcohol and other drugs. Students will learn about substance abuse problems currently prevalent, recognize behavior related to substance abuse disorders and applicability of generalist social work practice models in developing interventions. Open only to BSW seniors LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC Ramirez, Laurie
W 08:10-10:50 AM BL 211 - LAWRENCE
1.5 15653
LEC Ramirez, Laurie
W 08:10-10:50 AM BL 211 - LAWRENCE
1.5 15654
LEC Frank, Britt
Th 03:00-05:40 PM RC 227 - EDWARDS
1.5 20367
SW 633 Topics in Social Work Practice: Crisis Intervention
This course will provide undergraduate social work students with a basic introduction to crisis intervention, including theoretical models, the evolution and use of crisis theory and the design of interventions across a broad range of crisis situations. Open only to BSW seniors. LEC.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
LEC McAleer, Shannah
M 03:20-06:00 PM BL 111 - LAWRENCE
1.5 17922
LEC Romero, Alyson
M 03:20-06:00 PM BL 111 - LAWRENCE
1.5 15655
LEC Romero, Alyson
Th 03:00-05:40 PM RC 215 - EDWARDS
1.5 16169

Spring

SW 601 Field Practicum
Students are assigned to social service agencies that provide generalist practice opportunities under the supervision of a qualified field instructor. This provides students with the opportunity to apply and test social work knowledge, values, and skills within an approved practice setting in order to gain competency as beginning social workers. This course is taken for two semesters (fall-spring), with credit being given only after completion of the second semester. Enrollment in this course must be concurrent with enrollment in SW 610 and SW 612. FLD.
Fall 2017
Type Time/Place and Instructor Credit Hours Class #
FLD Marsh, Jennie
APPT- KULC APPT - LAWRENCE
6 13935
FLD Marsh, Jennie
APPT- KUEC APPT - EDWARDS
6 16370

SW 612 Social Work Practice Seminar II
Second of two-course sequence extends the work begun in SW 610. Examines interventive strategies applicable to practice with larger systems. Models of community organization and community development are presented. Concurrent with SW 601, practicum; students work on individualized, agency-related projects. Prerequisite: SW 610. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

SW 621 Social Policy Analysis and Advocacy
The course builds on SW 620 using the conceptual models to examine a range of social welfare problems/needs, policies and programs. Emphasis is on advancing student's understanding and skills for using the analytic framework and building policy advocacy skills. Attention given to the role of social workers in the legislative process for shaping social welfare policies. Prerequisite: SW 620. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.

SW 623 Seminar in Professional Issues
Seminar in the philosophy, values, and issues in contemporary social work and social welfare. Seminar will address areas such as conception of professional and professionalism, ethics and values, standards, licensing, and professional regulation, accountability and professional responsibility. Senior social work classification is required. LEC.

The class is not offered for the Fall 2017 semester.


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