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MSW Foundation Courses

Basic Foundation Courses Required of all Students

Credits
BASC 5300
Human Oppression: The African American & Puerto Rican Perspective
(Prior to 2nd Advanced Field Education)
3
BASC 5333
Research Methods for Social Work Practice
(Prior to or concurrent with 2nd Semester of 1st year Foundation Field Education)
3
BASC 5350
Analysis of Social Welfare Policy and Social Service Delivery Systems
(Prior to or concurrent with 2nd Semester of 1st Year Foundation Field Education)
3
BASC 5360
Human Behavior in the Social Environment: Macro Theories
(Prior to or concurrent with 1st Semester of 1st Year Foundation Field Education)
2
BASC 5361
Human Behavior in the Social Environment: Micro Theories
(Prior to or concurrent with 1st Semester of 1st Year Foundation Field Education)
2
BASC 5390
Macro Foundation Practice
(Concurrent with 1st Semester of 1st Year Foundation Field Education)
3
BASC 5391
Micro Foundation Practice
(Concurrent with 1st Semester of 1st Year Foundation Field Education)
3
FED 5351
Foundation Field Education I
(Concurrent with 1st Semester of Basic Foundation Courses)
4
FED 5301
Foundation Field Advising Seminar
(Fall Semester, 1st Year)
0
FED 5352
Foundation Field Education II
(Concurrent with 2nd Semester of Basic Foundation & Method Courses)
4
FED 5302
Foundation Field Advising Seminar
(Spring Semester, 1st Year)
1
Total Credits
28

Advanced Research Required Course

Advanced Research Course Required of all Students

Credits
RSCH 5340 Social Work Practice Evaluation with Macro and Micro Systems
2
Policy Practice students must take RSCH 5340 prior to spring 2nd year
*The pre-requisite for RSCH 5340 may be fulfilled in one of the following ways:

  1. Successful completion of BASC 5333 – Research Methods for Social Work Practice (minimum grade of C- or better)
  2. Successful completion of undergraduate or graduate social work research course within the previous six years. This includes students who hold a BSW degree (minimum grade of B)
Curriculum Requirements

Credits
Basic Foundation Courses 28
Advanced Method Concentration Courses
12
Advanced Field Education
8
Advanced Field Advising Seminar
1
Other Required Course – Social Work Practice Evaluation
2
Elective Courses
9
Total Credits
60

*Registrations will be entered through the MSW Registrar’s Office.