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Concentration Program Guide and Course Sequencing

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COURSES REQUIRED
OF ALL MSW 1ST YEAR

Fall (semester 1)

541  Social Policy & Services (3)
533  Law, Ethics & SW Practice (3)
585  Human Behavior & Social  Environment I (3)
565  Social Work Practice I (3)
532  Field Practicum I (3)
551  Field Practicum Seminar I (1)
Total:  16


Spring (semester 2)

530   Evaluative Research (3)
546   Understanding Difference (3)
586   Human Behavior & Social Environment II (3)
566   Social Work Practice II (3)
534   Field Practicum II (3)

Total:  15


Summer (semester 3)

Limited course offerings available at some sites, primarily consisting of electives.


 


COURSES REQUIRED OF 2ND YEAR MSW STUDENTS
(BY CONCENTRATION)


Clinical Practice Concentration

Fall (semester 3)

601  DSM for Clinicians (3)
633  Adv. Clinical Research (3)
665  Adv. Multicultural Practice I (3)
632  Field Practicum III (3)                                                        
2      SW Elective Courses (4)

Total:  16                                                                                                     


Clinical Practice Concentration

Spring (semester 4)

644  Group Work (3)
652  Clinical Supervision (3)
666  Adv. Multicultural Practice II (3)
634  Field Practicum IV (3)
2      SW Elective Courses (4)

Total:  16


 


 

  Clinical Practice Concentration – Substance Abuse Focus

Summer (semester 3)

528 Introduction to Substance Abuse  (2)

Total:  2      


                                                    Clinical Practice Concentration – Substance Abuse Focus

Fall (semester 4)

601  DSM for Clinicians (3)
620  Substance Use & Abuse (3)
633  Adv. Clinical Research (3)
635  Motivational Interviewing (1)                                     
665  Adv. Multicultural Practice I (3)
632  Field Practicum III (3)

Total: 16                                              


 Clinical Practice Concentration – Substance Abuse Focus

Spring (semester 5)

644  Group Work (3)
652  Clinical Supervision (3)
659  Co-occurring Substance  & Mental Disorders (3)
666  Adv. Multicultural Practice II (3)
634  Field Practicum IV (3)

Total:  15


 


Leadership & Administration Concentration

Fall (semester 4)

664  Organizational Theory (3)
651  Leadership & Supervision (3)
630  Advanced Research (3)
632  Field Practicum III (3)
2      SW Elective Courses (4)

 Total:  16   


Leadership & Administration Concentration

Spring (semester 5)

609  Political Economy (3)
625   Non-Profit Management (3)
642  Advanced Social Policy (3)
634  Field Practicum IV (3)
2      SW Elective Courses (4)

 Total:  16                                    


 


Bilingual/Bicultural Clinical Practice Concentration

Fall (semester 4)

631  Adv. Qualitative Research (3)
602  DSM (Bilingual)* (3)
512  Immigrant Rights** (2)
632  Bilingual/Bicultural Practicum I* (3)
667  Advanced Bilingual Practice I* (3)
SW Elective Course (open) (2)
Total:   16  

*Conversational Spanish required

**Also offered in summer      
                                                         


Bilingual/Bicultural Clinical Practice Concentration

Spring (semester 5)

644  Group Work (3)
652  Clinical Supervision (3)
654  The Latino Family* (2)
668  Advanced Bilingual Practice II* (3)
634  Bilingual/Bicultural Practicum II* (3)
 SW  Elective Course  (open) (2)
*Conversational Spanish required

Total:  16