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MSW Master Syllabi

Our Master Syllabi can be accessed via the PDF links below.

Required Courses

SWGS 6006 Social Policy I: Policy and the Profession (Offered in Fall, Spring, and Summer)

SWGS 6007 Social Policy II: Policy Practice and Human Rights Advocacy (Offered in Fall and Spring - Field Work I or II Required)

SWGS 6009 Advanced Social Policy Analysis and Planning (Offered in Spring - Field Work II Required)

SWGS 6050 Human Rights and Social Justice (Offered in Fall and Spring)

SWGS 6208 Human Behavior and the Social Environment I (Offered in Fall and Spring)

SWGS 6209 Human Behavior and the Social Environment II (Offered in Spring and Summer)

SWGS 6321 Generalist Social Work Practice I with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations and Communities (Offered in Fall - Field Work I Required)

SWGS 6322 Generalist Social Work Practice II with Individuals, Families, Groups, Organizations and Communities (Offered in Spring - Field Work I Required)

SWGS 6413 Clinical Social Work Practice I (Offered in Fall - Field Work II Required)

SWGS 6415 Seminar in Clinical Social Work Practice (Offered in Spring - Field Work II Required)

SWGS 6420 Clinical Social Work Practice II with Adults and Families (Offered in Spring - Field Work II Required)

SWGS 6421 Clinical Social Work Practice II with Children, Youth and Families (Offered in Spring - Field Work II Required)

SWGS 6430 Advanced Clinical Assessment and Diagnosis I (Offered in Fall)

SWGS 6431 Advanced Clinical Assessment and Diagnosis II (Offered in Spring)

SWGS 6625 Philanthropy and Resource Development (Offered in Fall)

SWGS 6627 - 6628 Leadership and Macropractice I and II (I is Offered in Fall / II in Spring - Field Work II Required)

SWGS 6801 Social Work Practice in Research I (Offered in Fall)

SWGS 6802 Social Work Practice in Research II (Offered in Spring)

SWGS 6812 Advanced Research I (Offered in Fall - Field Work II Required)

SWGS 6813 Advanced Research II (Offered in Spring - Field Work II Required)

Electives

Electives are offered during Fall, Spring and Summer sessions.

SWGS 6008 Forensic Social Work Practice

SWGS 6028 Child Abuse and Family Violence

SWGS 6030 Death and Dying

SWGS 6036 Social Work with Active Duty Service Members, Veterans and Their Families

SWGS 6103 Social Work and HIV/AIDS

SWGS 6104 Spirituality and Social Work Practice

SWGS 6403 Family-Oriented Treatment

SWGS 6404 Crisis Intervention and Trauma Treatment

SWGS 6409 Practice with Older People and Their Families

SWGS 6416 Program and Proposal Development

SWGS 6417 Practice with Abusers of Alcohol and Other Substances

SWGS 6418 Social Work Practice in Schools

SWGS 6422 Individual-Oriented Treatment

SWGS 6426 Cognitive and Behavioral Brief Treatment with Children and Adults

SWGS 6427 Brief Treatment: Current Models

SWGS 6429 Methods of Group Intervention

SWGS 6433 Relational Practice with Children, Adolescents and Adults

SWGS 6434 Evidence Based Mental Health Practice

SWGS 6436 Core Concepts in Trauma Treatment for Children and Adolescents

SWGS 6439 Evidence-Based Practice with Children and Families

SWGS 6605 Community Organizing

SWGS 6615 Supervision and Staff Development

SWGS 6616 Program and Proposal Development

SWGS 6624 International Social Development and Capacity Building in a Global Context

SWGS 6705 Comparative International Social Welfare

SWGS 7006 Evaluation of Program, Performance and Practice

Grading System

The Graduate School of Social Service awards the following grades to MSW students: A, A-, B+, B, B-, C+, C, F