Department: Social Work

Code Name Description
SOC1000 Introduction to Sociology This course will give students an introduction into the academic study of society. We will study the interplay between personal traits and characteristics and large-scale factors that are outside of ourselves such as the rules that govern society. Pe...
SOC2000 Social Problems and Policy A survey of important social problems confronting Americans today, their causes, and solutions. Particular attention is directed toward understanding how and why social problems are created and the controversies surrounding them.
SOC2100 Fundamentals of Research This course will introduce students to the field of scientific research with special emphasis on their roles as consumers of research in their intended majors.
SOC2600 Peace Studies Peace Studies provides students with an introduction to the dynamics of conflict and peace at the personal, local, national, and international levels. The course surveys interdisciplinary research that analyzes the causes of violence, war, and peace...
SOC3100 Methods of Inquiry An overview of the major methods for seeking and organizing knowledge in the social sciences. Topics include research design, ethics, selection of subjects, and presentation of results.
SOC3380 Cross-Cultural Relations A course that addresses problems of residents of multiethnic societies and immigrants and sojourners in a foreign country. Topics include how characteristics of the individual, group, situation, and host society affect transcultural relations; and pr...
SWRK1010 Social Sustainability, Social Entrepreneurship, and Social Work This course serves as an introduction to the profession of social work through the lens of social sustainability and entrepreneurship. Socially sustainable communities have systems, structures, and relationships that equitable, diverse, connected and...
SWRK2010 Social Sustainability, Social Work and Entrepreneurship This course serves as an introduction to the profession of social work through the lens of social sustainability and entrepreneurship. Socially sustainable communities have systems, structures, and relationships that equitable, diverse, connected and...
SWRK3000 Generalist Social Work Practice An orientation to the principles and overview of the problem-solving process of generalist social work practice (intake, engagement, data collection, assessment, planning, contracting, intervention, evaluation, termination, follow-up.)
SWRK3003 Human Behavior in the Social Environment I This course will employ theories, models, and perspectives to understand individuals, families, and their interpersonal and group relationships, life span development, and well-being, stress, coping, and adaption. This course will emphasize knowledge...
SWRK3005 Human Behavior in the Social Environment II This course examines theory and research knowledge about political economic and societal structures and process related to communities, groups and organizations within contemporary society. Consideration is given to ways in which these social systems...
SWRK3010 Social Work Practice with Individuals A closer examination of the social work skills and methods with individuals including diverse/special populations.
SWRK3025 Sexuality in Health and Society This course explores advanced understandings of human sexuality through a multi-disciplinary approach combining pedagogies, students and faculty from different departments in the College of Heath and Society. Concentrations will include: 1) Bio-medic...
SWRK3300 Writing and Research in Social Work This course focuses attention on two essential skills of social work: (1) clear, correct, and professionally/legally sound documentation, and (2) integrating the results of social science research into professional practice/practice evaluation.
SWRK3570 American Social Welfare Policy This course involves an exploration of the development of social welfare programs. It includes content about the history of social work, the history and current structure of social welfare services and the role of policy in service delivery, social w...
SWRK3700 Special Topics in the Social World This is a special topics seminar providing students with the opportunity to participate in an in-depth exploration of current social problems impacting our society. Each semester the topic will change to focus on a contemporary social issue. Students...
SWRK3730 American Social Welfare Policy No Description Set
SWRK3900 Practice in the Profession This course focuses on the development and integration of the knowledge, values, and skills needed for a successful fourth year practicum experience in social work. Students will explore roles in various aspects of social work practice, network with...
SWRK4000 Social Work Practice with Families and Groups A closer examination of the social work skills and methods with families and groups, including diverse/special populations.
SWRK4010 Social Work Practice with Organizations and Communities A closer examination of the social work skills and methods with organizations and communities, with special attention to evaluation. This course also serves as a "capstone," in which students return to the generalist model as a whole.
SWRK4900 Social Work Practicum I Students apply and integrate classroom theory in social agencies under close supervision. Required for all social work majors.
SWRK4910 Social Work Practicum II Students apply and integrate classroom theory in social agencies under close supervision. Required for all social work majors.
SWRK4960 Social Work Capstone The social work capstone is intended to provide senior Social Work students with an opportunity to integrate and apply previous learning (academic and field) through the creation and implementation of project at their practicum agency in order to dem...
SWRK6001 Fundraising and Resources Development for Non-Profit Organizations and Agencies Fundraising and Resources Development for Non-Profit Organizations and AgenciesIt is a macro elective that covers resource development and grant writing for non-profit agencies. It affords students to assist agencies to expand their funding base in d...
SWRK6002 Crisis Intervention and Prevention This course provides specific application of crisis theory onto generalist practice relevant to conducting the practice of social work during a crisis situation, immediately following a crisis, and in situations where the social worker may be faced w...
SWRK6003 Global Social Work Practice This is an elective course that will provide opportunities for one-to-one direct practice within a host culture. Students will be provided the foundation knowledge about the importance of how globalization has impacted social work practice and what a...
SWRK6050 Graduate Study of Social Work for Advanced Standing Students A transition course for students with the BSW who will begin second year MSW courses in the following semester. Differences between undergraduate and graduate social work education. Review topics not covered in depth in the BSW. Literature research m...
SWRK6100 Generalist Social Work Practice with Individuals This course is designed to teach students about methods of generalist social work practice at the micro level, with individuals.
SWRK6102 Generalist Social Work Practice with Families and Groups This course is designed to teach students about methods of generalist social work practice at the mezzo level, with families and small groups.
SWRK6103 Generalist Social Work Practice with Organizations and Communities This course is designed to teach students about methods of generalist social work practice at the macro level with organizations and communities.
SWRK6200 Human Behavior in the Social Environment I This course is designed to teach MSW students about human development from birth to death, including physical, cognitive, and social aspects. The course will focus especially on aspects of development that have implications for social work practice.
SWRK6201 Human Behavior in the Social Environment II This course is designed to teach MSW students about family, group, and community influences on the behavior of individuals.
SWRK6300 Social Work Research I This course is designed to introduce MSW students to the principles of practice evaluation and "evidence-based practice."
SWRK6500 Social Welfare Policy I This course is designed to introduce MSW students to the field of social welfare policy. And to specific policy issues and programs in the United States and abroad.
SWRK6510 Legal and Ethical Issues in Social Work Consideration of current laws/legal decision affecting the practice of social work. Application of ethical principles to practice dilemmas.
SWRK6801 Military and Veteran Social Work Practice This course examines military and veteran cultures impacting clients and families seeking social services, including stressors like deployments, military family structures, and readjustment issues. Ethical issues and research-informed interventions a...
SWRK6900 Graduate Practicum I This course is designed to give students the opportunity to put social work values, skills, and knowledge into practice through supervised work in a social services agency.
SWRK6901 Graduate Practicum II This is the second semester of practicum for students in the MSW program. This course is designed to give students the continuing opportunity to put social work values, skills, and knowledge into practice through supervised work in a social services...
SWRK6997 Directed Readings in Social Work Directed individualized readings.
SWRK7100 Culture and Diversity in Advanced Generalist Practice Social Work approaches to meet the needs of special and diverse population. Students will also study the lements of "cultural competence" as defined by the National Association of Social Workers.
SWRK7101 Advanced Practice with Diverse Individuals Introduction to counseling knowledge, ethics, and skills appropriate for multicultural advanced social work practice.
SWRK7102 Advanced Practice with Diverse Families and Groups The focus of this course is on the knowledge, ethics, and skills appropriate for culturally competent advanced social work practice with diverse families and groups.
SWRK7103 Advanced Practice with Diverse Organizations and Communities Knowledge, ethics, and skills for culturally competent advanced social work practice with organizations and communities.
SWRK7300 Social Work Research II Research methods applied to knowledge generation in social work.
SWRK7301 Research Methods in Military Social Work and Veteran Affairs This course focuses on research methods in a military social work and veteran affairs context. Students develop research questions around military social work and veteran affairs. Several approaches to social work research methods are examined. The g...
SWRK7350 Integrative Seminar in Advanced Generalist Practice A capstone course in which MSW candidates synthesize their work and research relating to social work practice with a cultural group and create a paper suitable for publication.
SWRK7351 Integrative Seminar in Military Social Work and Veteran Affairs Capstone course for MSW Military and Veteran Affairs students. The course gives students the opportunity to enhance professional presentation skills through the creation of a high-quality professional paper and delivery of a poster presentation.
SWRK7500 Social Welfare Policy and Services II A continuation of SWRK 6500, this course focuses on policy analysis. Special emphasis is placed on public policies affecting diverse clients/client groups, and on the role of the social worker as a public policy change agent.
SWRK7900 Graduate Practicum III Supervised work in a community social agency with special focus on a cultural group.
SWRK7901 Graduate Practicum IV Continuation of supervised work in a community social agency with special focus on a cultural group.
SWRK7902 Military and Veteran's Affairs Practicum III Use of a peer supervision model based on reciprocal arrangements whereby peers work together for mutual benefit, where developmental feedback is emphasized, a self-directed learning and evaluation is encouraged. Over two semesters, the class develops...
SWRK7903 Military and Veteran's Affairs Practicum IV Continuation of a peer supervision model based on reciprocal arrangements whereby peers work together for a mutual benefit, where developmental feedback is emphasized, and self-directed learning and evaluation is encouraged. Over two semesters, the c...