• Office of Field & Professional Education
    Course Descriptions

    Undergraduate Field Courses


    SW 223 - Human Behavior and Social Environment I

    A study of significant life tasks in the physical, social, and emotional development of the individual. 3 credits.

    SW 321 - Social Work Practice and Techniques I

    Methods and skills utilized in generalist social work practice; major methods of social work intervention with individuals, groups, and communities using case analysis and theoretical concepts. 3 credits.

    SW 421 - Field Practice in Social Work

    Supervised experience in a social agency; direct work with individuals, groups or communities; preparation for professional responsibility upon graduation. Sixteen hours per week in placement and a weekly seminar at the University. 6 credits.

    SW 422 - Advanced Field Practice in Social Work

    Advanced field practice; direct services to individual clients, families, groups, and communities, with the possibility of administrative experiences. Sixteen hours per week in placement and a weekly seminar at the University. 6 credits.


    Graduate Field Courses


    SW 510 - Field Practicum I

    Two hundred and fifty supervised hours in a social agency; direct work with individuals, groups, or communities in conjunction with a field practice seminar. Students must receive a B or higher in this class to proceed to the next field placement class. 3 credits.

    SW 520 - Field Practicum II

    Two hundred and fifty supervised hours in a social agency; direct work with individuals, groups, or communities in conjunction with a field practice seminar. seminar. Students must receive a grade of B or higher in this class to proceed to Social Work 630. Prerequisite: Social Work 510. 3 credits.

    SW 630 - Field Practicum III FC

    Two hundred and fifty supervised hours in a social agency; direct work with individuals, groups or communities. Prerequisite: Be an advanced standing student or equivalent. 3 credits.

    SW 631 - Field Practicum III CI

    Two hundred and fifty supervised hours in a social agency; direct work with individuals, groups or communities. Prerequisite: Be an advanced standing student or equivalent. 3 credits.

    SW 640 - Field Practicum IV FC

    Two hundred and fifty supervised hours in a social agency; direct work with individuals, groups or communities. Prerequisite: Be an advanced standing student or equivalent. 3 credits.

    SW 641 - Field Practicum IV CI

    Two hundred and fifty supervised hours in a social agency; direct work with individuals, groups or communities. Prerequisite: Be an advanced standing student or equivalent. 3 credits.