Social work

Three-Year MSW Program - Sample Schedule

Fall, Spring, and Summer semester courses are held two nights per week from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. on Tuesdays, 6:00 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. on Thursdays and occasional Saturdays. Field Internship requirement is 16 hours per week beginning in the Fall semester of the 1st year, continuing until the end of the Spring semester of the second year. Summer internship may be required if the student has not accrued the required number of hours.

First Year / Fall Semester

 SWRK 501 

Human Behavior in the Social Environment I 

3 units 

SWRK 510 

Generalist Social Work Theory and Practice I 

3 units 

SWRK 522/522P 

Foundations of Field Education I 

16 hours per week of field internship in addition to class seminar 

3 units 

First Year / Spring Semester

 SWRK 502 

Human Behavior in the Social Environment II 

3 units 

SWRK 525 

Generalist Social Work Theory and Practice II 

3 units 

SWRK 523/523P 

Foundations of Field Education II 

16 hours per week of field internship in addition to class seminar 

3 units 

First Year / Summer Sessions

SWRK 523/523P 

Foundations of Field Education II (continued; if needed) 

16 hours per week of field internship in addition to class seminar 

3 units 

SWRK 503 

Psychosocial DSM 

3 units 

SWRK 630 

Family Crisis Trauma, and Grief 

3 units 

Second Year / Fall Semester

 SWRK 520 

Social Work Practice in Multicultural Settings 

3 units 

SWRK 521 

Social Policy and Services 

3 units 

SWRK 622/622P 

Advanced Field Practicum with Urban Families I 

16 hours per week of field internship in addition to class seminar 

3 units 

Second Year / Spring Semester

 SWRK 535 

Research Methods for Social Knowledge and Practice 

3 units 

SWRK 601 

Advanced Social Work Practice with Urban Families I 

3 units 

SWRK 623/623P 

Advanced Field Practicum with Urban Families II 

16 hours per week of field internship in addition to class seminar 

3 units 

Second Year / Summer Sessions

 SWRK 602 

Advanced Social Work Practice with Urban Families II 

3 units 

SWRK 621 

Advanced Social Work Macro Practice 

3 units 

Third Year / Fall Semester

 SWRK 635 

Advanced Skills in Program Evaluation and Research with Urban Families 

3 units 

SWRK 645 

Urban Social Policy and Advocacy 

3 units 

Third Year / Spring Semester

 SWRK 650* 

Special Topic 

3 units 

SWRK 698 

Graduate Project “Capstone” 

3 units 

 * Special Topic courses may also be taken in the Winter sessions if offered.