Identity: Emphasis is on preparing students for agency based practice in public agencies and non profit sector. Special emphasis on oppressed groups, poverty and rurality.
Hours: 62 hours. 3 credit courses, semester system.
Pre Reqs: Students must have a baccalaureate degree and a broad liberal arts background.
Program Structure: Full time (two full academic years), Part time (3 year program), and advanced standing (two summers plus one full year).
Foundation: 26 hours. Foundations of Social Welfare and Social Work (Policy), Introduction to Research Methodology (Research), Human Behavior: A Life Cycle Perspective (HBSE), The Nature and Etiology of Institutionalized Discrimination (HBSE), Social Work Practice with Organizations and Communities (Practice), Social Work Practice with Individuals (Practice), Social Work Practicum I and II (Field Education).
Concentration: 36 hours. There are five concentrations: Services to the Aging and their Families; Health and Medical Care Services; Mental Health Services; Services to Families and Children; and Management, Planning, and Community Practice.
Practicum: 16 hours per week in the foundation year, and 24 hours per week in the concentration year.
Electives: 9 hours; used toward concentration.
Specializations: certificate programs in nonprofit leadership, substance abuse studies, and aging; school social work licensure.
Dual Degrees: MPH; Law and MPA currently being developed.
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