Sample Plans of Study

PLEASE REFER TO THE CURRICULUM OVERVIEWS AVAILABLE ONLINE.

THE SAMPLE PLANS OF STUDY SHOULD BE CONSIDERED EXAMPLES ONLY.

FOUNDATION SAMPLE PLANS OF STUDY:

Sample Two-Year Plan

Fall—Year One    Credits
SOWK 630 – Social Work Practice with Individuals  3
SOWK 631 – Social Work Practice with Communities and Organizations  3
SOWK 635 – Foundation Field Practicum I  3
SOWK 645 – Human Behavior and the Social Environment  3
SOWK 600 – Social Welfare and Social Policy
  or
SOWK 670 – Social Work Research  3

Spring—Year One    Credits
SOWK 600 – Social Welfare and Social Policy
or
SOWK 670 – Social Work Research  3
SOWK 632 – Social Work Practice with Groups and Families 3
SOWK 636 – Foundation Field Practicum II  3
Two Advanced Courses (for which the prerequisites are met)*  6
 
Fall—Year Two    Credits
SWCL 794/SWOA 794 – Advanced Field Practicum I  6
SWCL/SWOA Methods (Concentration/Specialization Requirement)  3
Two Advanced Courses*  6

Spring—Year Two    Credits
SWCL 795/SWOA 795 – Advanced Field Practicum II  6
SWCL/SWOA Methods (Concentration/Specialization Requirement)  3
Two Advanced Courses*  6

*Specializations may require specific courses.

Sample Two and A Half Year Plan (Spring Admit Only)

Spring—Year One   Credits
SOWK 645 – Human Behavior and the Social Environment  3
SOWK 600 – Social Welfare and Social Policy
or
SOWK 670 – Social Work Research  3

Fall—Year One   Credits
SOWK 630 – Social Work Practice with Individuals  3
SOWK 631 – Social Work Practice with Communities and Organizations  3
SOWK 635 – Foundation Field Practicum I  3
SOWK 600 – Social Welfare and Social Policy
or
SOWK 670 – Social Work Research   3

Spring—Year Two   Credits
SOWK 632 – Social Work Practice with Groups and Families 3
SOWK 636 – Foundation Field Practicum II  3
Two Advanced Courses (for which the prerequisites are met)*  6

Fall—Year Two    Credits
SWCL 794/SWOA 794 – Advanced Field Practicum I  6
SWCL/SWOA Methods (Concentration/Specialization Requirement) 3
Two Advanced Courses*  6

Spring—Year Three   Credits
SWCL 795/SWOA 795 – Advanced Field Practicum II  6
SWCL/SWOA Methods (Concentration/Specialization Requirement) 3
Two Advanced Courses*  6

*Specializations may require specific courses

Sample Three-Year Plan

Fall—Year One   Credits
SOWK 645 – Human Behavior and the Social Environment  3
SOWK 670 – Social Work Research  3

Spring—Year One   Credits
SOWK 600 – Social Welfare and Social Policy  3
Advanced Research  3

Fall—Year Two   Credits
SOWK 630 – Social Work Practice with Individuals  3
SOWK 631 – Social Work Practice with Communities and Organizations  3
SOWK 635 – Foundation Field Practicum I  3
Advanced Course (for which the prerequisites are met)*  3

Spring—Year Two   Credits
SOWK 632 – Social Work Practice with Groups and Families  3
SOWK 636 – Foundation Field Practicum II  3
Two Advanced Courses*  6

Fall—Year Three   Credits
SWCL 794/SWOA 794 – Advanced Field Practicum I  6
SWCL/SWOA Methods (Concentration/Specialization Requirement)  3
Advanced Course*  3

Spring—Year Three   Credits
SWCL 795/SWOA 795 – Advanced Field Practicum II  6
SWCL/SWOA Methods (Concentration/Specialization Requirement)  3
Advanced Course*  3

*Specializations may require specific courses.

Sample Four-Year Plan

Fall—Year One   Credits
SOWK 645 – Human Behavior and the Social Environment  3
SOWK 670 – Social Work Research  3

Spring—Year One   Credits
SOWK 600 – Social Welfare and Social Policy  3
Advanced Research  3

Fall—Year Two   Credits
SOWK 630 – Social Work Practice with Individuals  3
SOWK 631 – Social Work Practice with Communities and Organizations  3
SOWK 635 – Foundation Field Practicum I  3

Spring—Year Two   Credits
SOWK 632 – Social Work Practice with Groups and Families  3
SOWK 636 – Foundation Field Practicum II  3
One Advanced Courses (for which the prerequisites are met)*  3

Fall—Year Three   Credits
Two Advanced Courses* 6

Spring—Year Three   Credits
Two Advanced Courses*  6

Fall—Year Four   Credits
SWCL 794/SWOA 794 – Advanced Field Practicum I  6
SWCL/SWOA Methods (Concentration/Specialization Requirement)  3

Spring—Year Four   Credits
SWCL 795/SWOA 795 – Advanced Field Practicum II  6
SWCL/SWOA Methods (Concentration/Specialization Requirement)  3

*Specializations may require specific courses

Advanced Standing Sample Full Time Plan

Fall—Year One   Credits
SWCL 794/SWOA 794 – Advanced Field Practicum I  6
SWCL/SWOA Methods (Concentration/Specialization Requirement) 3
Two Advanced Courses*  6

Spring—Year One   Credits
SWCL 795/SWOA 795 – Advanced Field Practicum II  6
SWCL/SWOA Methods (Concentration/Specialization Requirement) 3
Two Advanced Courses*  6

Summer – Year One   Credits
Two Advanced Courses*  6

*Specializations may require specific course

Advanced Standing Sample Full Time Plan

Spring—Year One   Credits
Two Advanced Courses*  6

Fall—Year One   Credits
SWCL 794/SWOA 794 – Advanced Field Practicum I  6
SWCL/SWOA Methods (Concentration/Specialization Requirement) 3
Two Advanced Courses*  6

Spring—Year One   Credits
SWCL 795/SWOA 795 – Advanced Field Practicum II  6
SWCL/SWOA Methods (Concentration/Specialization Requirement) 3
Two Advanced Courses*  6

Summer – Year One   Credits
Two Advanced Courses*  6

*Specializations may require specific course

Advanced Standing Sample Two-Year Plan

Fall—Year One   Credits
Two Advanced Courses*  6

Spring—Year One   Credits
Two Advanced Courses*  6

Fall—Year Two   Credits
SWCL 794/SWOA 794 – Advanced Field Practicum I  6
SWCL/SWOA Methods (Concentration/Specialization Requirement) 3
One Advanced Course*  3

Spring—Year Two   Credits
SWCL 795/SWOA 795 – Advanced Field Practicum II  6
SWCL/SWOA Methods (Concentration/Specialization Requirement) 3
One Advanced Course*  3

*Specializations may require specific courses.

USG Two-Year Sample Plan of Study

Fall—Year One Credits 
SOWK 630 – Social Work Practice with Individuals 3
SOWK 631 – Social Work Practice with Communities and Organizations 3
SOWK 635 – Foundation Field Practicum I 3
SOWK 645 – Human Behavior and the Social Environment 3
SOWK 600 – Social Welfare and Social Policy 6

Spring—Year One Credits
SOWK 670 – Social Work Research 3 
SOWK 632 – Social Work Practice with Groups and Families 3 
SOWK 636 – Foundation Field Practicum II 3 
SWCL 700 – Advanced Clinical Interventions 
SWCL 744 – Psychopathology 6

Fall—Year Two Credits 
SWCL 794 – Advanced Field Practicum I 6 
SWCL Methods (Concentration/Specialization Requirement) 3 
Advanced Research 3 
Elective 3

Spring—Year Two Credits 
SWCL 795 – Advanced Field Practicum II 6 
SWCL Methods (Concentration/Specialization Requirement) 3 
Advanced Policy 3 
Elective

*Specializations may require specific courses. 

USG Sample Three-Year Plan of Study

Fall—Year One Credits
SOWK 645 – Human Behavior and the Social Environment 3
SOWK 600 – Social Welfare and Social Policy 3

Spring—Year One Credits
SOWK 670 – Social Work Research 3
Advanced Policy 3

Fall—Year Two Credits
SOWK 630 – Social Work Practice with Individuals 3
SOWK 631 – Social Work Practice with Communities and Organizations 3
SOWK 635 – Foundation Field Practicum I 3
Advanced Research 3

Spring—Year Two Credits
SOWK 632 – Social Work Practice with Groups and Families 3
SOWK 636 – Foundation Field Practicum II 3
SWCL 700 – Advanced Clinical Interventions 3
SWCL 744 – Psychopathology 3

Fall—Year Three Credits
SWCL 794 – Advanced Field Practicum I 6
SWCL Methods (Concentration/Specialization Requirement) 3
Elective* 3

Spring—Year Three Credits
SWCL 795 – Advanced Field Practicum II 6
SWCL Methods (Concentration/Specialization Requirement) 3
Elective* 3

USG Advanced Standing Sample Plan

Spring—Year One Credits
SWCL 700 – Advanced Clinical Interventions 3
SWCL 744 – Psychopathology 3

Fall—Year One Credits
SWCL 794 – Advanced Field Practicum I 6
SWCL Methods* 3
Elective or
SWCL Methods 3
Advanced Research 3

Spring—Year Two Credits
SWCL 795 – Advanced Field Practicum II 6
SWCL Methods* 3
Elective or
SWCL Methods 3
Advanced Policy 3

*Specializations may require specific courses.