Social work

Two-Year MSW Program - Sample Schedule

All Fall and Spring courses are held two week days between the hours of 7:45 a.m. and 5:45 p.m. Field Internship requirement is 16 hours per week the 1st year and 24 hours per week the 2nd year. 

Foundation-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 521 

Generalist Social Work Theory and Practice II 

3 units 

SWRK 522/522P 

Foundations of Field Education I 

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

3 units 

SWRK 525 

Social Policy and Services 

3 units 

Foundation-Year  / Spring Semester

SWRK 502 

Human Behavior in the Social Environment II 

3 units 

SWRK 520 

Social Work Practice in Multicultural Settings 

3 units 

SWRK 523/523P 

Foundations of Field Education II 

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

3 units 

SWRK 535 

Research Methods for Social Knowledge and Practice 

3 units 

SWRK 503 

Psychosocial DSM 

3 units 

Concentration Year / Fall Semester

 SWRK 601 

Advanced Social Work Practice with Urban Families I 

3 units 

SWRK 622/622P 

Advanced Field Practicum with Urban Families I 

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

3 units 

SWRK 630 

Family Crisis, Trauma and Grief 

3 units 

SWRK 635 

Advanced Skills in Program Evaluation and Research with Urban Families 

3 units 

SWRK 621 

Advanced Social Work Practice in Urban Communities 

3 units 

Concentration Year / Spring Semester

SWRK 602 

Advanced Social Work Practice with Urban Families II 

3 units 

SWRK 623/623P 

Advanced Field Practicum with Urban Families II 

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

3 units 

SWRK 645 

Urban Social Policy and Advocacy 

3 units 

SWRK 650 

Special Topic*

3 units 

SWRK 698 

Graduate Project “Capstone” 

3 units 

* Special Topic courses offered may change from semester to semester. Critical writing and reading is required. (A) Child Welfare Services; (B) Addictions; (C) Mental Health Wellness and Recovery; (D) Practice in Child Welfare Settings; (F) Suicide Prevention; (G) Macro Practice; (I) Aging and Families; (J) Immigration; (K) Dreams; (L) LGBT; (M) Group Therapy; (N) Couples Therapy; (O) Health-Care Settings; (P) Family Therapy; (Q) Pre-Licensure Course; (R) Social Work in Schools; (S) Pre-Licensure Course; (U) International Social Work: Issues and Challenges; (V) Integrative Healthcare