MSW in Social Work - 3 Year Program with School Social Work Specialization

School Social Work Application

Three-Year Option

First and Second Years: Foundations

Semester I - Fall

GPS 700 Culture and Language Seminar (Temporarily Suspended) (1)
SWK 705 Human Behavior in the Social Environment I (3)
SWK 711 Social Welfare Policy and Services (3)
SWK 755 Qualitative Social Work Research (3)

Total: 9 credits

Semester II - Spring

SWK 706 Human Behavior and the Social Environment II (3)
SWK 756 Quantitative Social Work Research (3)
SWK 761 School Social Work Policy (3)
*HSL 707 Audiology and Hearing Technology for Educators and Counseling Professionals (3)

*May also be taken during the summer or any semester of the program

Total: 12 credits

Semester III - Fall

SWK 741 Social Work Practice I (includes lab) (5)
SWK 771 Foundation Field Practicum I (3)
SWK 760 School Social Work Practice (3)

Total: 11 credits

Semester IV - Spring

SWK 742 Social Work Practice II (3)
SWK 772 Foundation Field Practicum II (includes lab) (3)
Elective (3)

Total: 9 credits

Third Year: Advanced Concentration

Semester V - Fall

SWK 713 Issues in Human Behavior and the Social Environment: Deaf and Hard of Hearing Populations (3)
SWK 751 Practice with Deaf and Hard of Hearing Populations: Micro Interventions (3)
SWK 752 Practice with Deaf and Hard of Hearing Populations: Macro Interventions (3)

Total: 9 credits

Semester VI - Spring

SWK 780 Advanced Practice Seminar [online] (3)
SWK 783 Advanced Field Practicum with Deaf and Hard of Hearing Populations (6)
SWK 791 Research Practicum: Deaf and Hard of Hearing Populations [online] (3)

Total: 12 credits

Grand Total: 59 credits

Program of Study

Three-Year Option

First and Second Years: Foundations

Semester I - Fall

GPS 700 Culture and Language Seminar (1)
SWK 705 Human Behavior in the Social Environment I (3)
SWK 711 Social Welfare Policy and Services (3)
SWK 755 Research Methods I (3)

Total: 10 credits

Semester II - Spring

SWK 706 Human Behavior and the Social Environment II (3)
SWK 756 Data Analysis (3)
SWK 761 School Social Work Policy (3)
*HSL 707 Audiology and Hearing Technology for Educators and Counseling Professionals (3)

*May also be taken during the summer or any semester of the program

Total: 12 credits

Semester III - Fall

SWK 741 Social Work Practice I (includes lab) (5)
SWK 771 Foundation Field Practicum I (3)
SWK 760 School Social Work Practice (3)

Total: 11 credits

Semester IV - Spring

SWK 742 Social Work Practice II (3)
SWK 772 Foundation Field Practicum II (includes lab) (3)
Elective (3)

Total: 9 credits

Third Year: Advanced Concentration

Semester V - Fall

SWK 713 Issues in Human Behavior and the Social Environment: Deaf and Hard of Hearing Populations (3)
SWK 751 Practice with Deaf and Hard of Hearing Populations: Micro Interventions (3)
SWK 752 Practice with Deaf and Hard of Hearing Populations: Macro Interventions (3)

Total: 9 credits

Semester VI - Spring

SWK 780 Advanced Practice Seminar [online] (3)
SWK 783 Advanced Field Practicum with Deaf and Hard of Hearing Populations (6)
SWK 791 Research Practicum: Deaf and Hard of Hearing Populations [online] (3)

Total: 12 credits

Grand Total: 63 credits

Approved Electives

School Social Work Specialization Approved Electives

SWK 702 Play Therapy (3)
SWK 709 Psychodynamic Theories (3)
SWK 717 Cultural Competence (3)
SWK 795 DSM IV (3)
SWK 795 Family and Group Therapy (3)
EDU 672 (Catholic University) Contemporary Issues in DSM - IV Diagnosis
EDU 727 Educational Implications of Cognitive, Vision and Physical Disabilities in Deaf Students (3)
EDU 756: Communication and Collaboration with Families and other Professionals in Early Education with Deaf Children (2)
COU 701 Seminar on Loss: Death, Dying and Living (3)
COU 795 Psychopharmacology for Counselors (1)

(Other courses may be approved after consultation with a School Social Work advisor)

Advanced Standing Students: First Semester

Fall
GPS 700 Culture and Language Seminar (1)
HSL 707 Audiology and Hearing Technology for Educators and Counseling Professionals(3)
Elective(s) (3-6)
Core Course Audit (3-6)

Total: 13 credits

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