Dual-Degree BA or BS/MSW (4+2) Curriculum
Our curriculum builds industry-specific knowledge and skills while giving you the flexibility to customize your schedule based on your needs. Below are the course requirements for the Dual-Degree BA or BS/MSW (4+2) program and an example of what your academic experience might look like.
Dual-Degree BA or BS/MSW (4+2) Curriculum Requirements
Within the Dual-Degree program, students will complete the requirements for an undergraduate degree of their choice and the MSW program in six years. Students interested in the program must apply during their third year.
Students in the dual-degree program may complete up to nine credits of graduate courses during their fourth year, which also fulfill undergraduate open electives. Students must work with their undergraduate adviser and the Department of Social Work to ensure that the courses fit into both degree programs. Students must present satisfactory performance in their graduate coursework completed during their senior year to be officially admitted into the graduate program upon completion of their BA/BS degree.
MSW Program of Study
The curriculum for the professional courses in the program are subject to modification as deemed necessary to maintain a high-quality educational experience and keep current with best practices in the profession.
Students in this plan of study enter the MSW program in the fall semester and complete the degree over four terms of study in two academic years. In addition to their classes, students are required to complete generalist and specialized practice field placements.
|Fourth Undergraduate Year|
|SW 504||Social Welfare and Social Policy||3|
|SW 511||Human Behavior in the Social Environment I: Theories for Practice for Individuals and Families||3|
|SW 512||Human Behavior in the Social Environment II: Theories for Groups, Organizations and Communities||3|
|First Graduate Year|
|SW 500||Generalist Field Education Practicum I||3|
|SW 501||Social Work Practice I: Social Work Practice with Individuals and Families||3|
|SW 505||Social Work Research||3|
|SW 502||Generalist Field Education Practicum II||3|
|SW 503||Social Work Practice Ii: Social Work Practice with Groups, Organizations and Communities||3|
|SW 507||Issues of Diversity and Oppression||3|
|SW 580||Clinical Assessment and Diagnosis||3|
|SW 600||Specialized Practice Field Education Practicum in Health/Behavioral Health I||4|
|SW 601||Social Work Practice III: Specialized Clinical Social Work Practice||3|
|SW 604||Evaluation Research Work Programs and Practice||2|
|Select two electives 1||6|
|SW 602||Specialized Practice Field Education Practicum in Health/Behavioral Health II||4|
|SW 603||Social Work Practice IV: Specialized Organizational Social Work Practice||3|
|SW 605||Integrative Seminar/Capstone Project||2|
|Select two electives 1||6|
Of the four elective courses, two must be clinical elective courses.
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