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Curriculum Guides

Following are sample programs of study for full-time, part-time, and advanced standing students. These are examples and the dept. reserves the right to change the schedule if needed. Students should work with their advisors to assure proper sequencing of courses and timely completion of the program. The department offers courses so full-time students can complete the program in two years, and part-time students can complete the program in three years.


Full-Time Program of Study (for students entering in 2014)

    

First-year courses
Fall Winter Spring
510: Social Policy & Services (5)
520: Foundations of Human Behavior (5)
540: Generalist Social Work Practice I (5)
550: Field Practicum I (3)

530: Research Methods for Social Work (5)
541: Generalist Social Work Practice II (5)
551: Field Practicum II (3)


542: Generalist Social Work Practice III (5)
543: Assessment and Diagnosis (5)
552: Field Practicum III (4)
Elective (5) - Optional

Total units: 18 Total units: 13 Total units: 14 - 19

      
Second-year courses
Fall Winter Spring
646: Advanced Practice I (5)
630: Advanced Research Methods for Social Work Practice (5)
650: Advanced Field Practicum I (3)
Elective (5) - Optional
610: Advanced Social Policy & Services (5)
647: Advanced Practice II (5)
651: Advanced Field Practicum II (3)

648: Advanced Practice III (5)
652: Advanced Field Practicum I (4)
Elective (5) - Optional



 
Total units: 13 - 18 Total units: 13 Total units: 9 or 14


Total credit hours required 90 (Thesis may replace 9 units of electives)

Part-Time Program of Study (for students entering in 2014)

     First year

First-year courses
Fall Winter Spring Summer
510: Social Policy & Services (5)
520: Foundations of Human Behavior (5)
530: Research Methods for Social Work (5)
540: Generalist Social Work Practice I (5)
541: Generalist Social Work Practice II (5)
Optional Elective (5)
542: Generalist Social Work Practice III (5)
543: Assessment & Diagnosis (5)

Total units: 10 Total units: 10 Total units: 10 Total units: 10

      
Second-year courses
Fall Winter Spring

550: Field Practicum I (3)
Elective (5)

551: Field Practicum II (3)

610: Advanced Social Policy & Services (5)

552: Field Practicum III (4)

630: Advanced Research Methods for Social Work Practice (5)

Optional Elective (5)

Total units: 3-8 Total units: 8 Total units: 9-14

     
Third-year courses (Semester System) 
Fall Spring
6460: Advanced Practice I (3)
6560: Advanced Field Practicum I (3)

6470: Advanced Practice II (3)
6570: Advanced Field Practicum II (3)
6590: Culminating Social Work Project (3)




Total units: 6 Total units: 9


Total credit hours required = 65 quarter units + 15 semester units

Advanced-Standing Full-Time Program of Study
(for students entering in 2014)


First-year courses
Fall Winter Spring
Elective (Optional) (5)
530: Research Methods for Social Work (5)


543: Advancement & Diagnosis (5)
Elective (Optional) (5)
Total units: 0-5 Total units: 5 Total units: 5-10

     Second year
Second-year courses
Fall Winter Spring
646: Advanced Practice I (5)
630: Advanced Research Methods for Social Work Practice (5)
650: Advanced Field Practicum I (3)

Elective (5) (Optional)

647: Advanced Practice II (5)
610: Advanced Social Policy & Services (5)
651: Advanced Field Practicum II (3)


648: Advanced Practice III (5)
652: Advanced Field Practicum III (4)

Elective (5) (Optional)
Total units: 13-18 Total units: 13 Total units: 9-14


Student Handbook

Student Handbook

Detailed information about the curriculum is available in the Student Handbook.