Plans of Study for Students who Entered Fall 2020 and Thereafter

THE SAMPLE PLANS OF STUDY SHOULD BE CONSIDERED EXAMPLES ONLY FOR STUDENTS WHO ENTERED THE MSW PROGRAM IN FALL 2020 AND THEREAFTER.

ALL CONCENTRATION AND SPECIALIZATION REQUIREMENTS CAN BE FOUND WITHIN THE CURRICULUM OVERVIEWS AVAILABLE ONLINE.

 

Baltimore Two-Year Plan
For Baltimore students who enter the program Full-Time in the Fall and wish to finish in 2 years

Fall—Year One (15 Credits)

  • SOWK 610 - Structural Oppression and Its Implications for Social Work Practice (3)
  • 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)

Spring—Year One  (15 Credits)

  • SOWK 600 – Social Welfare and Social Policy (3)
  • SOWK 632 – Social Work Practice with Groups and Families (3)
  • SOWK 636 – Foundation Field Practicum II  (3)
  • SOWK 670 – Social Work Research  (3)
  • Concentration/Specialization Requirement* (3) 

Fall—Year Two  (15 Credits)

  • SWCL 794/SWOA 794 – Advanced Field Practicum I  (6)
  • SWCL/SWOA Methods (Concentration/Specialization Requirement) (3)
  • Concentration/Specialization Requirement (3)
  • Concentration/Specialization Requirement (3) 

Spring—Year Two  (15 Credits)

  • SWCL 795/SWOA 795 – Advanced Field Practicum I  (6)
  • SWCL/SWOA Methods (Concentration/Specialization Requirement) (3)
  • Concentration/Specialization Requirement (3)
  • Concentration/Specialization Requirement (3) 

 

* Clinical students should take SWCL 700 or SWCL 744.  Macro students should take SWOA 703 or SWOA 704 or SWOA 707

Baltimore Two and A Half Year Plan
For Baltimore students who enter the program as a Spring-Admit Only

Spring—Year One  (6 Credits)

  • SOWK 610 – Structural Oppression and Its Implications for Social Work Practice (3)
  • SOWK 645 – Human Behavior and the Social Environment (3)

Fall—Year One (12 Credits)

  • SOWK 600 – Social Welfare and Social Policy OR SOWK 670 – Social Work Research (3)
  • 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  (12 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)
  • Concentration/Specialization Requirement  (3)

Fall—Year Two  (15 credits)

  • SWCL 794/SWOA 794 – Advanced Field Practicum I  (6)
  • SWCL/SWOA Methods (Concentration/Specialization Requirement) (3)
  • Concentration/Specialization Requirement  (3)
  • Concentration/Specialization Requirement  (3)

Spring—Year Three  (15 credits)

  • SWCL 795/SWOA 795 – Advanced Field Practicum II  (6)
  • SWCL/SWOA Methods (Concentration/Specialization Requirement) (3)
  • Concentration/Specialization Requirement  (3)
  • Concentration/Specialization Requirement  (3)

Baltimore Three-Year Plan
For Baltimore students who enter the program Part-Time in the Fall and wish to finish in 3 years

Fall—Year One (6 Credits)

  • SOWK 610 – Structural Oppression and Its Implications for Social Work Practice (3)
  • SOWK 645 – Human Behavior and the Social Environment (3)

Spring—Year One (6 Credits)

  • SOWK 600 – Social Welfare and Social Policy (3)
  • SOWK 670 - Social Work Research (3)

Fall—Year Two (12 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)
  • Concentration/Specialization Requirement (Advanced Policy or Elective) (3)

Spring—Year Two (12 Credits)

  • SOWK 632 – Social Work Practice with Groups and Families (3)
  • SOWK 636 – Foundation Field Practicum II (3)
  • Concentration/Specialization Requirement  (3)
  • Concentration/Specialization Requirement  (3)

Fall—Year Three (12 Credits)

  • SWCL 794/SWOA 794 – Advanced Field Practicum I (6)
  • SWCL/SWOA Methods (Concentration/Specialization Requirement)  (3)
  • Concentration/Specialization Requirement (3)

Spring—Year Three (12 Credits)

  • SWCL 795/SWOA 795 – Advanced Field Practicum II (6)
  • SWCL/SWOA Methods (Concentration/Specialization Requirement) (3)
  • Concentration/Specialization Requirement (3)

Baltimore Four-Year Plan
For Baltimore students who enter the program Part-Time in the Fall and wish to finish in 4 years

Fall—Year One (6 Credits)

  • SOWK 610 – Structural Oppression and Its Implications for Social Work Practice (3)
  • SOWK 645 – Human Behavior and the Social Environment (3)

Spring—Year One (6 Credits)

  • SOWK 600 – Social Welfare and Social Policy (3)
  • SOWK 670 - Social Work Research (3)

Fall—Year Two (9 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 (9 Credits)

  • SOWK 632 – Social Work Practice with Groups and Families (3)
  • SOWK 636 – Foundation Field Practicum II (3)
  • Concentration/Specialization Requirement  (3)

Fall—Year Three (9 Credits)

  • SWCL 794/SWOA 794 – Advanced Field Practicum I (6)
  • SWCL/SWOA Methods (Concentration/Specialization Requirement)  (3)

Spring—Year Three (9 Credits)

  • SWCL 795/SWOA 795 – Advanced Field Practicum II (6)
  • SWCL/SWOA Methods (Concentration/Specialization Requirement) (3)

Fall—Year Four (6 Credits)

  • Concentration/Specialization Requirement (3)
  • Concentration/Specialization Requirement (3)

Spring—Year Four (6 Credits)

  • Concentration/Specialization Requirement (3)
  • Concentration/Specialization Requirement (3)

Baltimore Advanced Standing Full-Time Plan
For Baltimore Advanced Standing students who enter the program in the Fall and wish to finish in 1 year (and a summer)

Fall—Year One  (15 Credits)

  • SWCL 794/SWOA 794 – Advanced Field Practicum I  (6)
  • SWCL/SWOA Methods (Concentration/Specialization Requirement) (3)
  • Concentration/Specialization Requirement (3)
  • Concentration/Specialization Requirement (3)

Spring—Year One  (15 Credits)

  • SWCL 795/SWOA 795 – Advanced Field Practicum I  (6)
  • SWCL/SWOA Methods (Concentration/Specialization Requirement) (3)
  • Concentration/Specialization Requirement (3)
  • Concentration/Specialization Requirement (3)

Summer—Year One (6 Credits)

  • Concentration/Specialization Requirement (3)
  • Concentration/Specialization Requirement (3)

Baltimore Advanced Standing Part-Time Plan
For Baltimore Advanced Standing students who enter the program Part-Time in the Fall and wish to finish in 2 years

Fall—Year One (6 Credits)

  • Concentration/Specialization Requirement (3)
  • Concentration/Specialization Requirement (3)

Spring—Year One (6 Credits)

  • Concentration/Specialization Requirement (3)
  • Concentration/Specialization Requirement (3)

Fall—Year Two (12 Credits)

  • SWCL 794/SWOA 794 – Advanced Field Practicum I  (6)
  • SWCL/SWOA Methods (Concentration/Specialization Requirement) (3)
  • Concentration/Specialization Requirement (3)

Spring—Year Two (12 Credits)

  • SWCL 795/SWOA 795 – Advanced Field Practicum I  (6)
  • SWCL/SWOA Methods (Concentration/Specialization Requirement) (3)
  • Concentration/Specialization Requirement (3)

Baltimore Advanced Standing Spring-Admit Plan
For Advanced Standing students at Baltimore who enter the program in the Spring

Spring—Year One (6 Credits)

  • Concentration/Specialization Requirement (3)
  • Concentration/Specialization Requirement (3)

Fall—Year One  (15 Credits)

  • SWCL 794/SWOA 794 – Advanced Field Practicum I  (6)
  • SWCL/SWOA Methods (Concentration/Specialization Requirement) (3)
  • Concentration/Specialization Requirement (3)
  • Concentration/Specialization Requirement (3)

Spring—Year One  (15 Credits)

  • SWCL 795/SWOA 795 – Advanced Field Practicum I  (6)
  • SWCL/SWOA Methods (Concentration/Specialization Requirement) (3)
  • Concentration/Specialization Requirement (3)
  • Concentration/Specialization Requirement (3)

USG Two-Year Plan
For USG students who enter the program Full-Time in the Fall and wish to finish in 2 years

Fall—Year One (15 Credits)

  • SOWK 610 - Structural Oppression and Its Implications for Social Work Practice (3)
  • 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)

Spring—Year One  (15 Credits)

  • SOWK 600 – Social Welfare and Social Policy (3)
  • SOWK 632 – Social Work Practice with Groups and Families (3)
  • SOWK 636 – Foundation Field Practicum II  (3)
  • SOWK 670 – Social Work Research  (3)
  • SWCL 700 - Advanced Clinical Interventions (3) 

Fall—Year Two  (15 Credits)

  • SWCL 794 – Advanced Field Practicum I  (6)
  • SWCL 744 - Psychopathology (3)
  • Advanced Policy (3)
  • SWCL Methods/Elective (3) 

Spring—Year Two  (15 Credits)

  • SWCL 795 – Advanced Field Practicum I  (6)
  • SWCL Methods (3)
  • SWCL Methods/Elective (3)
  • Elective (3) 

Sample Two and A Half Year Plan (Spring Admit Only)
For USG students who enter the program as a Spring-Admit Only

Spring—Year One  (6 Credits)

  • SOWK 600 – Social Welfare and Social Policy (3)
  • SOWK 610 – Structural Oppression and Its Implications for Social Work Practice (3)

Fall—Year One (12 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)

Spring—Year Two  (12 Credits)

  • SOWK 632 – Social Work Practice with Groups and Families (3)
  • SOWK 636 – Foundation Field Practicum II  (3)
  • SOWK 670 – Social Work Research (3)
  • SWCL 700 - Advanced Clinical Interventions  (3)

Fall—Year Two  (15 credits)

  • SWCL 794 – Advanced Field Practicum I  (6)
  • SWCL 744 - Psychopathology (3)
  • SWCL Methods (Concentration/Specialization Requirement)  (3)
  • Advanced Policy (Concentration/Specialization Requirement)  (3)

Spring—Year Three  (15 credits)

  • SWCL 795 – Advanced Field Practicum II  (6)
  • SWCL Methods (Concentration/Specialization Requirement) (3)
  • Elective (Concentration/Specialization Requirement)  (3)
  • Elective (Concentration/Specialization Requirement)  (3)

USG Three-Year Plan
For USG students who enter the program Part-Time in the Fall and wish to finish in 3 years

Fall—Year One (6 Credits)

  • SOWK 610 – Structural Oppression and Its Implications for Social Work Practice (3)
  • SOWK 645 – Human Behavior and the Social Environment (3)

Spring—Year One (6 Credits)

  • SOWK 600 – Social Welfare and Social Policy (3)
  • SOWK 670 - Social Work Research (3)

Fall—Year Two (12 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 Policy (3)

Spring—Year Two (12 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 (12 Credits)

  • SWCL 794 – Advanced Field Practicum I (6)
  • SWCL Methods (3)
  • Elective (3)

Spring—Year Three (12 Credits)

  • SWCL 795 – Advanced Field Practicum II (6)
  • SWCL Methods (3)
  • Elective (3)

USG Advanced Standing Plan
Advanced Standing students at USG enter the program in the Spring only

Spring—Year One (6 Credits)

  • SWCL 700 – Advanced Clinical Interventions (3)
  • SWCL 744 – Psychopathology (3)

Fall—Year One (15 Credits)

  • SWCL 794 – Advanced Field Practicum I (6)
  • SWCL Methods (3)
  • Elective (3)
  • Advanced Policy (3)

Spring—Year Two (15 Credits)

  • SWCL 795 – Advanced Field Practicum II 6
  • SWCL Methods (3)
  • Elective (3)
  • Elective (3)