MSW Degree Plans

Please Note: This information is currently being revised.  For more information contact Dr. Jerome Kolbo, MSW Program Coordinator at  Jerome.kolbo@usm.edu

or 601.266.4163.

 

Two-Year Full-Time Program Model

Semester I Fall
15
SWK 601 Human Behavior
3
SWK 605 Social Welfare Policy
3
SWK 608 Generalist Practice I
3
SWK 617 Social Work Research
3
SWK 610 Theoretical Bases       
3
  
Semester II Spring
15
SWK 602 Human Behavior II
3
SWK 609 Practice II
3
SWK 634 Social Work Practice in a Diverse Society
3
SWK 641 Field Education I
3
SWK  Elective
3
  
Semester III Summer
9
SWK 642 Field Education II
3
SWK 666 Community Development and Social Planning
3
SWK   Advanced Elective
3
  
Semester IV Fall
12
SWK 635 Management and Administration
3
SWK 653 Individual and Family Assessment
3
SWK 674 Social Work Practice with Families
3
SWK 696 Social Work Practice with Groups
3
  
Semester V Spring
9
SWK 658 Advanced Intervention Methods
3
SWK 673 Field Education III
6
  
Minimum Total Credit Hours
60
  
Three-Year Part-Time Program Model
Semester I Fall
9
SWK 601 Human Behavior I
3
SWK 605 Social Welfare Policy
3
SWK 608 Generalist Practice I
3
 
Semester II Spring
9
SWK 602 Human Behavior II
3
SWK 609 Practice II
3
SWK 634 Social Work Practice in a Diverse Society
3
 
Semester III Summer
6
SWK 617 Social Work Research
3
SWK 641 Field Education I
3
 
Semester IV Fall
6
SWK 610 Theoretical Bases
3
SWK 642 Field Education II
3
 
Semester V Spring
9
SWK 635 Management and Administration
3
SWK 674 Social Work Practice with Families
3
SWK 696 Social Work Practice with Groups
3
 
Semester VI Summer
6
SWK 666 Community Development and Social Planning
3
SWK        Electives
3
 
Semester VII Fall
9
SWK 653 Individual and Family Assessment
3
SWK 673 Field Education II
3
SWK        Electives
3
  
Semester VIII Spring
6
SWK 658 Advanced Interventive Methods
3
SWK 673 Field Education III
3
 
  
Minimum Total Credit Hours
60
Advanced Standing Program Model
Semester I Fall
15
SWK 635 Management and Administration
3
SWK 653 Individual and Family Assessment
3
SWK 666 Community Development and Social Planning
3
SWK 674 Social Work Practice with Families
3
SWK 696 Social Work Practice with Groups
3
 
Semester II Spring
9
SWK 658 Advanced Interventive Methods
3
SWK 673 Field Education III
6
 
Semester III Summer
6
Electives
6
  
  
Minimum Total Credit Hours
30

Gulf Coast Three Year Program Model

Semester I Fall
SWK 601 Human Behavior I3
SWK 605 Social Welfare Policy3
SWK 608 Generalist Practice I3
 9
Semester II Spring
SWK 602 Human Behavior II3
SWK 609 Practice II3
SWK 634 Social Work Practice in a Diverse Society3
 9
Semester III Summer
SWK 617 Social Work Research3
SWK 641 Field Education I3
 6
Semester IV Fall
SWK 610 Theoretical Bases3
SWK 642 Field Education II3
 6
Semester V Spring
SWK 635 Management and Administration3
SWK 674 Social Work Practice with Families3
SWK 696 Social Work Practice with Groups3
 9
Semester VI Summer
SWK 666 Community Development and Social Planning3
SWK         Electives3
 6
Semester VII Fall
SWK 653 Individual and Family Assessment3
SWK 673 Field Education III3
SWK         Electives3
 9
Semester VIII Spring
SWK 658 Advanced Interventive Methods3
SWK 673 Field Education III3
 6
  
Minimum Total Credit Hours60

 

Gulf Coast Advanced Standing

Please contact Sherry Gilkey at sherry.gilkey@usm.edu to develop an Advanced Standing degree plan to fit your needs.