University of Southern Indiana

Two-Year Full-Time Track

Curriculum - 61 Hours

First Year
Fall Semester
SOCW 503 The Social Welfare System  3 hours
SOCW 504 Human Behavior and the Social Environment I  3 hours
SOCW 506 The Foundation of Social Work Practice 3 hours
SOCW 510 Social Welfare: Policy and Service  3 hours
Spring Semester
SOCW 505 Human Behavior and the Social Environment II  3 hours
SOCW 508 Micro Systems: Individual, Group, and Families  3 hours
SOCW 509 Macro Systems: Institutional and Community Systems  3 hours
SOCW 610 Human Diversity in Social Work Practice  3 hours
Summer Semester - Includes First, Second, and Third Summer Sessions
SOCW 511 Graduate Field Placement I 2  3 hours
SOCW 512 Integrated Field Placement Seminar I  1 hours
SOCW Electives 3 3-6 hours
Second Year
Fall Semester
SOCW 601 Clinical Assessment and Psychopathology in Social Work  3 hours
SOCW 608 Theories of Clinical Practice 3 hours
SOCW 652  Family and Couples Therapy 3 hours
SOCW 660 Clinical Practice with Groups  3 hours
Spring Semester
SOCW 602 Clinical Planning and Treatment Process in Social Work 3 hours
SOCW 605 Practice Evaluation 3 hours
SOCW 611 Graduate Field Placement II 4 4 hours
SOCW 612 Integrated Field Placement Seminar II  2 hours
Summer Semester 1 - Includes First, Second, and Third Summer Sessions
SOCW 671 Social Work Management in the Clinical Setting 3 hours
SOCW Electives 3 3-6 hours

Notes:

1. All summer courses delivered as hybrids, meeting up to five times (4 hour blocks) during the 10-week summer semester.

2. SOCW 511 is the field practicum related to generalist social work content taught in the 500-level courses. Students complete 425 hours of supervised field experience over a 13 week period.

3. Students required to take only two electives (6 hours) and may opt for non-social work graduate electives with prior approval of the MSW Program Director.

4. SOCW 611 is the field practicum related to advanced clinical work content taught in the 600-level courses. Students complete 525 hours of supervised field experience over a 22 week period.

Curriculum - 61 Hours - STARTING 2015 FOR NEW STUDENTS

First Year
Fall Semester
SOCW 503 The Social Welfare System  3 hours
SOCW 504 Human Behavior and the Social Environment I  3 hours
SOCW 506 The Foundation of Social Work Practice 3 hours
SOCW 510 Social Welfare: Policy and Service  3 hours
Spring Semester
SOCW 505 Human Behavior and the Social Environment II  3 hours
SOCW 508 Micro Systems: Individual, Group, and Families  3 hours
SOCW 509 Macro Systems: Institutional and Community Systems  3 hours
SOCW 610 Human Diversity in Social Work Practice  3 hours
Summer Semester 1 - Includes First, Second, and Third Summer Sessions (10 wks)
SOCW 511 Graduate Field Placement I 2  3 hours
SOCW 512 Integrated Field Placement Seminar I  1 hour
SOCW Electives 3 6 hours
Second Year
Fall Semester
SOCW 601 Clinical Assessment and Psychopathology in Social Work  3 hours
SOCW 608 Theories of Clinical Practice 3 hours
SOCW 611 Graduate Field Placement II 4 2 hours
SOCW 612 Integrated Field Placement Seminar II  1 hour
SOCW 652  Family and Couples Therapy 3 hours
Spring Semester
SOCW 602 Clinical Planning and Treatment Process in Social Work 3 hours
SOCW 605 Practice Evaluation 3 hours
SOCW 611 Graduate Field Placement II 4 2 hours
SOCW 612 Integrated Field Placement Seminar II  1 hours
SOCW 660 Clinical Practice with Groups  3 hours
SOCW 671 Social Work Management 5 3 hours

Notes:

1. All summer courses delivered as hybrids, meeting up to five times (4 hour blocks) during the 10-week summer semester.

2. SOCW 511 is the field practicum related to generalist social work content taught in the 500-level courses. Students complete 425 hours of supervised field experience over a 13 week period.

3. Students required to take only two electives (6 hours) and may opt for non-social work graduate electives with prior approval of the MSW Program Director.

4. SOCW 611 is the field practicum related to advanced clinical work content taught in the 600-level courses. Students complete 600 hours of supervised field experience from fall through spring semesters and may complete hours during the Christmas break with prior approval.

5. SOCW 671 is delivered as a evening hybrid course, meeting up to eight times, once a week during the regular semester.


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