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Sample MSW Curriculum Schedules

 

Given the two different types of admissions and full or part-time options for each, most students follow one of four different trajectories for the MSW degree program, including the full-time standard option (2 years), the part-time standard option (4 years), the full-time advanced admission option (1 year), and the part-time advanced admission option (2 years). The following tables show sample curriculum schedules for each trajectory. 

 

Coursework Plan for Full-time, Standard Option Students

Fall 1
Spring 1
 SW 5264. Foundation Field Placement 1          SW 5331. Social Work with Diverse Populations
 SW 5310. Social Work Profession & Policy  SW 5333. Foundation Generalist Practice 2
 SW 5311. HBSE: Systems  SW 5339. Foundations of Social Work Research
 SW 5312. HBSE: Lifespan  SW 5467. Foundation Field Placement 2
 SW 5332. Foundation Generalist Practice 1  
 Summer
 Choice of Elective  
 Choice of Elective  
 Fall 2
 Spring 2
 SW 6350. Practice with Individuals  SW 6351. Practice with Families
 SW 6355.  Practice with Groups  SW 6356. Practice with Communities & Organizations
 SW 6357. Advanced Research  SW 6358. Policy Analysis
 SW 6464. Advanced Field Placement 1  SW 6467. Advanced Field Placement 2

 

Coursework Plan for Part-time, Standard Option Students

Fall 1
Spring 1
 SW 5310. Social Work Profession & Policy  SW 5339. Foundations of Social Work Research
 SW 5312. HBSE: Lifespan  SW 5331. Social Work with Diverse Populations
 Summer 1
 SW 5264. Foundation Field Placement 1  
 Fall 2
 Spring 2
 SW 5332. Foundation Generalist Practice 1  SW 5333. Foundation Generalist Practice 2
 SW 5311. HBSE: Systems  SW 5467. Foundation Field Placement 2
 Summer 2
 Choice of Elective  
 Fall 3
Spring 3
 SW 6350. Practice with Individuals  SW 6351. Practice with Families
 SW 6464. Advanced Field Placement 1  SW 6467. Advanced Field Placement 2
 Summer 3
 Choice of Elective  
 Fall 4
 Spring 4
 SW 6357. Advanced Research  SW 6358. Policy Analysis
 SW 6355. Practice with Groups  SW 6356. Practice with Communities & Organizations

 

 

 

Coursework Plan for Full-time, Advanced Option Students

Summer
Choice of Elective  
Choice of Elective  
Fall 1
Spring 1
SW 6350. Practice with Individuals SW 6351. Practice with Families
SW 6355. Practice with Groups SW 6356. Practice with Communities & Organizations
SW 6357. Advanced Research SW 6358. Policy Analysis
SW 6464. Advanced Field Placement 1 SW 6467. Advanced Field Placement 2

 

 

Coursework Plan for Part-time, Advanced Option Students

Summer 1
Choice of Elective  
Fall 1
Spring 1
 SW 6350. Practice with Individuals  SW 6351. Practice with Families
 SW 6464. Advanced Field Placement 1  SW 6467. Advanced Field Placement 2
Summer 2
 Choice of Elective  
Fall 2
Spring 2
 SW 6357. Advanced Research  SW 6358. Policy Analysis
 SW 6355. Practice with Groups  SW 6356. Practice with Communities & Organizations

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