Field Education (FED)

5301. Field Education Seminar I

Zero credits. Corequisite: BASC 5390, 5391, and FED 5351; open to MSW students.

This seminar helps students prepare for and make optimum use of their field education experience. Topics include the roles and responsibilities of the student within the agency setting, exploration and development of learning contracts, and the educational assessment of self as a learner in the profession. The seminar is used to identify issues that arise in the field and ways to deal with them. Required course for students in the M.S.W. program.

5302. Field Seminar II

One credit. Students taking this course will be assigned a final grade of S (satisfactory) or U (unsatisfactory).

This seminar helps students prepare for and make optimum use of their field education experience. Areas of seminar content include such topics as the roles and responsibilities of the student within the agency setting, exploration and development of learning contracts, and the educational assessment of self as a learner in the profession. The seminar identifies issues that arise in the field and ways to deal with them. Required course for students in the M.S.W. program.

5310. Field Education Seminar III

Zero credits. Prerequisite: open only to M.S.W. students. Corequisite: POPR 5353 or CORG 5353 or ADMN 5353 or GRWK 5353 or CSWK 5353.

This seminar helps students prepare for and make optimum use of their field education experience. Topics include the roles and responsibilities of the student within the agency setting, exploration and development of learning contracts, and the educational assessment of self as a learner in the profession. The seminar is used to identify issues that arise in the field and ways to deal with them. Required course for students in the M.S.W. Program.

5311. Field Education Seminar IV

One credit. Students taking this course will be assigned a final grade of S (satisfactory) or U (unsatisfactory).

This seminar helps students prepare for and make optimum use of their field education experience. Areas of seminar content include such topics as the roles and responsibilities of the student, field instructor and faculty advisor, exploration and development of the learning contract, and the educational assessment of self as a learner in the profession. Required course for students in the M.S.W. program.

5340. Field Practicum Extension

Variable (1-5) credits. Prerequisite: department consent. Students taking this course will be assigned a final grade of S (satisfactory) or U (unsatisfactory).

Field practicum extension of hours.

5350. Field Education Seminar V

One credit. Prerequisite: FED 5352 and FED 5302; open only to M.S.W. students; department consent required. Corequisite: CSWK 5355 or GRWK 5355 or ADMN 5355 or CORG 5355 or POPR 5355. Students taking this course will be assigned a final grade of S (satisfactory) or U (unsatisfactory).

This seminar helps students prepare for and make optimum use of their field education experience. Topics include the roles and responsibilities of the student within the agency setting, exploration and development of learning contracts, and the educational assessment of self as a learner in the profession. The seminar is used to identify issues that arise in the field and ways to deal with them. Required course for students in the M.S.W. program completing a Block Field Placement.

5351. Field Education Foundation I

Four credits. Prerequisite: open only to M.S.W. students. Corequisite: BASC 5390 or BASC 5391 or FED 5301. Students taking this course will be assigned a final grade of S (satisfactory) or U (unsatisfactory).

Teaches students basic skills in social work practice with systems of all sizes including individuals, groups, organizations, and communities. This field experience course provides the foundation for the development of advanced skills in specific social work methods in advanced field experiences. Required course for students in the M.S.W. program.

5352. Field Education Foundation II

Four credits. Students taking this course will be assigned a final grade of S (satisfactory) or U (unsatisfactory).

Continues to develop basic skills in social work practice with systems of all sizes, while adding increased emphasis on the students’ development of skills in the students’ major method. Required course for students in the M.S.W. program.