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Degree Plans

A minimum of 63 semester credit hours is required for the MSW degree. All students are required to complete the 16 credit hour foundation semester plus 47 credit hours in the student's concentration and electives. Maximum enrollment for spring and fall is 16 semester credit hours and summer is 6 semester credit hours.

Students are admitted into face to face, hybrid, or online enrollment models. Changing from one enrollment plan to another requires prior approval from the advisor. Shown below are models for the 3 enrollment options. 

Advanced Standing students receive a waiver for 25 credit hours. They are required to complete 38 credit hours in the student's chosen concentration and electives. Maximum enrollment for spring and fall is 15 semester credit hours and summer is 15 semester credit hours.

For previous degree plans, see below: 
Face to Face Degree Plans (2017 and Before)
Face to Face Advanced Standing Degree Plans (2017 and Before)

Clinical Degree Plans 

Face to Face Clinical Full-Time Degree Plan
Fall 2018 Admits
Fall
16 SCH
Spring
14 SCH
Summer
6 SCH
YEAR 1 Foundations of SW (2 SCH)
Policy in the Social Envir. (3 SCH)
Human Diversity & Development (3 SCH)
Research (3 SCH)
Practice Skills (3 SCH)
Field Practicum I (2 SCH)
Assessment (3 SCH)
DSM (3 SCH)
CBI* (3 SCH)
Confronting Oppression & Injustice (3 SCH)
Field Practicum II (2 SCH)
Elective (3 SCH)
Elective (3 SCH)
Fall
15 SCH
Spring
12 SCH
YEAR 2 Evaluation of Practice (3 SCH)
BTI (3 SCH)
Policy* (3 SCH)
Clinical Elective* (3 SCH)
Field Practicum III (3 SCH)
Field Practicum IV (3 SCH)
Macro Crossover* (3 SCH)
Elective (3 SCH)
Elective (3 SCH)
*indicates flexibility on when this course is taken

 

Face to Face Clinical Advanced Standing Degree Plan
Fall 2018 Admits
Fall
14 SCH
Spring
15 SCH
Summer
9 SCH
Foundations of SW (2 SCH)
CBI (3 SCH)
BTI (3 SCH)
Evlauation of Practice (3 SCH)
Field Practicum III or Policy (3 SCH)

DSM (3 SCH)
4th Clinical Elective (3 SCH)
Confronting Oppression & Injustice (3 SCH)
Policy (3 SCH)
Field Practicum III or Field Practicum IV (3 SCH)

Elective (3 SCH)
Elective (3 SCH)
Elective or FP IV (3 SCH) 



Macro Degree Plans​ 

Face to Face Macro Full-Time Degree Plan
Fall 2018 Admits
Fall
16 SCH
Spring
14 SCH
Summer
6 SCH
YEAR 1 Foundations of SW (2 SCH)
Policy in the Social Envir. (3 SCH)
Human Diversity & Devel. (3 SCH)
Research (3 SCH)
Practice Skills (3 SCH)
Field Practicum I (2 SCH)
Assessment (3 SCH)
Dynamics of Leadership (3 SCH)
Policy (3 SCH)
Confronting Oppression & Injustice (3 SCH)
Field Practicum II (2 SCH)
Elective* (3 SCH) 
Elective (3 SCH)
Fall
15 SCH
Spring
12 SCH
YEAR 2 Community Development (3 SCH)
Administrative Practice (3 SCH)
Program Evaluation (3 SCH)
Clinical Crossover* (3 SCH)
Field Practicum III (3 SCH)
Advocacy (3 SCH)
Elective (3 SCH)
Elective (3 SCH)
Field Practicum IV (3 SCH)
  
*indicates flexibility on when this course is taken

 

Face to Face Macro Advanced Standing Degree Plan
Fall 2018 Admits
Fall
14 SCH
Spring
15 SCH
Summer
9 SCH

Foundations of SW (2 SCH)
Community Development (3 SCH)
Administrative Practice (3 SCH)
Program Planning & Eval. (3 SCH)
Field Practicum III or Policy (3 sCH)

Advocacy (3 SCH)
Dynamics of Leadership (3 SCH)
Confronting Oppression & Injustice (3 SCH)
Policy (3 SCH)
Field Practicum III Field Practicum IV (3 SCH)
Elective (3 SCH)
Elective (3 SCH)
Elective or FP IV(3 SCH)