Foundation Level Courses

This curriculum spans over two semesters if taken full-time and four semesters if taken on a part-time basis:

  • SWK 401: Cultural Competence in Social Work
  • SWK 402: Human Behavior in the Social Environment I
  • SWK 403: Generalist Social Work Practice I
  • SWK 404: Human Behavior in the Social Environment II
  • SWK 405: Generalist Social Work Practice II
  • SWK 406: Social Welfare Policy
  • SWK 407: Social Work Research
  • SWK 415: Field Practicum I
  • SWK 416: Field Practicum II  

Advanced Level Courses

This curriculum spans over two semesters if taken full-time and four semesters if taken on a part-time basis:

  • SWK 431: Social Work Practice with Families
  • SWK 432: Family-Centered Policy
  • SWK 433: Social Work Practice with Children
  • SWK 434: Child Welfare Policy & Legislation
  • SWK 472: Trauma and Recovery with Children and Families
  • SWK 491: Advanced Research
  • SWK 492: Advanced Research II
  • SWK 495: Advanced Field Practicum I
  • SWK 496: Advanced Field Practicum II
  • SWK 499: Social Work Elective

Social Work Elective Courses

Courses may include:

  • SWK 441: Empowerment and Change
  • SWK 470: Immigration Practices in Social Work
  • SWK 471: Social Work Practice with LGBTQ Population
  • SWK 473: Topics of Advocacy
  • SWK 474: Social Work and the Law

The following courses may count as Social Work electives with permission from the MSW director before registering for the course:

  • COUN 401 Professional Orientation and Legal and Ethical Practices (3 cr)
  • COUN 403 Theories of Counseling (3 cr)
  • COUN 404 Assessment and Evaluation in Counseling (3 cr)
  • COUN 407 Mental Health Counseling (3 cr)
  • COUN 415 Children and Youth in School and Family Systems (3 cr)
  • COUN 420 Introduction to Family Counseling (3 cr)
  • COUN 425 Addictions Counseling (3 cr)
  • COUN 427 Diagnostic Systems for Counseling (3 cr)
  • COUN 429 Psychopharmacology (3 cr)
  • COUN 430 Social and Cultural Diversity in Counseling (3 cr)
  • COUN 439 Case Conceptualization and Treatment Planning (3 cr)
  • EDFN 405 Development of Educational Thought (3 cr)
  • EDFN 410 Education as Social Institution (3 cr)
  • EDFN 411B Comparative Education: African Summer Institute (3 cr)
  • EDFN 411B1: Comparative Education: Prisons, Communities, and Resis. (3cr)
  • EDFN 413 Power, Communities and Change (3 cr)
  • EDFN 416: Cultural Pluralism and Schools (3 cr)
  • EDFN 441 Digital Literacy: Learning and Leadership (3 cr)
  • EDFN 497 Critical Race Theory in Education (3 cr)
  • GES 391 Geographical Information Systems I (3 cr)
  • GES 411 Scope and Philosophy of Geography and Environmental Studies (3 cr)
  • ICSE 411 Graduate Studies in the Inner City (3 cr)
  • ICSE 416 History and Culture of Afro Americans (3 cr)
  • ICSE 427 The African American Community (3 cr)
  • LEAD 431 School and Community Relations (3 cr)
  • PH 400: Intro to Public Health (3 cr) (hybrid)
  • PSY 401 Gerontology: An Overview (3 cr)
  • PSY 402: Developmental Processes in Later Life (3 cr)
  • PSY 403: Developmental Processes in Aging: Physiological Aspects(3 cr)
  • PSY 418: Public Policy and Aging (3 cr)