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 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
Summer Semester 1 - Includes First, Second, and Third Summer Sessions
SOCW 671 Social Work Management in the Clinical Setting 3 hours
SOCW Elective 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 600 hours of supervised field experience from fall through spring semesters and may complete hours during the Christmas break with prior approval.


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