Graduate Course Descriptions

The following directory lists the graduate courses which the University expects to offer, although the University in no way guarantees that all such courses will be offered in any given academic year, and reserves the right to alter the list if conditions warrant. Click on the links below for a list of courses in that subject area. You may then click “View Classes” to see scheduled classes for individual courses.

5301. Field Education Seminar I

Zero credits

Prerequisites: Corequisite: BASC 5390, 5391, and FED 5351

Grading Basis: Registered

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.

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5302. Field Seminar II

1.00 credits

Prerequisites: FED 5352 taken concurrently

Grading Basis: Satisfactory/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.

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5310. Field Education Seminar III

Zero credits

Prerequisites: Open to students in the MSW program

Grading Basis: Registered

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.

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5311. Field Education Seminar IV

1.00 credits

Prerequisites: Corequisite: ADMIN 5354 or CORG 5354 or IGFP 5354 or POPR 5354

Grading Basis: Satisfactory/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.

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5340. Field Practicum Extention

1.00 - 5.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

Field Practicum Extension of hours

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5350. Field Education Seminar V

1.00 credits

Prerequisites: FED 5302 and 5352; open only to MSW students. Corequisite: CORG 5355 or IGFP 5355.

Grading Basis: Satisfactory/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.

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5351. Field Education Foundation I

4.00 credits

Prerequisites: Corequisite: BASC 5390, 5391, and FED 5301

Grading Basis: Satisfactory/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.

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5352. Field Education Foundation II

4.00 credits

Prerequisites: Corequisite: CORG 5301 or IGFP 5301 or POPR 5301, and FED 5302

Grading Basis: Satisfactory/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.

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