MSW Field Education Courses

Graduate students’ field courses depend on the students’ enrollment status: full time, part time, or advanced standing. All graduate students must have 900 field hours in order to graduate. Advanced standing students must provide documentation of undergraduate field hours that will be used toward the 900 required hours.

FULL TIME STUDENTS

First Year Field

Co-requisites

SWK 659. (2 hrs.) Full Time Field Education I. Students attend field placement three days per week. Students attend biweekly group sessions that process field experiences to assist with developing a professional identity. Students should complete a minimum of 300 field hours.

SWK 604. (1 hr.) Professional Development II. This intensive orientation to field takes place during the first week of the semester.

 

SWKS 615. (2 hrs.) Integrated Seminar II

Second Year and Full Time Advanced Standing

Co-requisites

SWK 661. (2 hrs.) Full Time Field Education II. Students begin field at a different agency, attending three days per week.

SWK 616. (2 hrs.)  Integrated Seminar III

SWK 662. (2 hrs.) Full Time Field Education III. Students continue at the same agency as SWK 661, attending three days per week.

SWK 647. (2 hrs.) Integrated Seminar IV.

 

 

PART TIME STUDENTS

First Year

Co-requisites

SWK 626. (1 hr.) Part Time Field Education I. Students attend field placement two days per week. Students attend field placement three days per week. Students attend biweekly group sessions that process field experiences to assist with developing a professional identity

SWK 604. (1 hr.) Professional Development II. This intensive orientation to field takes place during the first week of the semester.

 

SWKS 615. (2 hrs.) Integrated Seminar II

SWK 627. (1 hr.) Part Time Field Education II. In the semester following SWK 626, students continue at same agency for two days each week.  Students continue to attend field placement three days per week. Students attend biweekly group sessions.

 

By the end of SWK 626 and SWK 627, students need to have accumulated a total of 450 field hours.

 

Second Year and Part Time Advanced Standing

Co-requisites

SWK 641. (2 hrs.) Part Time Field Education III

Students attend a new field placement two days each week.

SWK 616. (2 hrs.)  Integrated Seminar III

SWK 642. (2 hrs.) Part Time Field Education IV

Students attend a new field placement two days each week.

 

By the end of SWK 641 and SWK 642, students need to have a total of 450 hours.

SWK 647. (2 hrs.) Integrated Seminar IV.