Recommended Course Schedule

The full two-year schedule we recommend is:

Year 1

Weekend I: September

  • Introduction to Social Work
  • Human Behavior
  • Social Welfare

Weekend II: January

  • Social Research
  • Practice with Individuals and Families
  • Mental Health (elective)

Weekend III: May

  • Social Group
  • Practice with Communities
  • Human Behavior II

Summer II:

  • Human Oppression elective available if necessary

Year 2

Weekend I: September

  • Advanced Social Work Practice
  • Field Work
  • Religion

Weekend II: January

  • Race and Ethnicity
  • Field Work
  • Substance Abuse (elective)

Weekend III: May

  • Social Work Survey (capstone)
  • Field Work
  • Independent Study (elective)

Summer II:

  • Human Oppression elective available if necessary

During year two, you must complete 12 hours of fieldwork a week in a social work agency, which may be arranged at your current worksite. Before beginning a field placement, you must complete all required social work courses except Advanced Social Work Practice with Individuals and Families and Survey of Social Work Issues.