Sample Plans of Study

Full-Time:  Scranton/Lehigh Valley

Foundation Curriculum

1st Semester (Fall)

2nd Semester (Spring)

SW 501: Practice I: Social Work Practice with Individuals and Families

SW 502: Practice II: Social Work Practice with Groups

SW 601: Human Behavior

SW 503: Practice III: Social Work Practice with Communities and Organizations

SW 701: Social Work Research: Design and Methodology

SW 702: Social Work Research: Implementation and Analysis

SW 801: Social Justice, Welfare Policy, and Professional Legacy

SW 971: Ethical Issues in Social Work Practice

SW 591:  Field I

SW 592:  Field II

Advanced Curriculum

3rd Semester (Fall)

4th Semester (Spring)

SW 504: Practice IV: Advanced Social Work Practice with Individuals and Families

SW 506: Practice VI: Culminating Integrative Seminar

SW 505: Practice V: Administration in Social Work

SW 802: Social Policy Advocacy

SW 621: Social Work Perspectives on Psychopathology, or Elective

Elective (2)

Elective (1)

Elective (3)

SW 595:  Field  III

SW 596:  Field  IV


Part-Time All Programs

Year 1

1st Semester (Fall)

2nd Semester (Spring)

Summer Year 1

SW 601: Human Behavior in the Social Environment

SW 503: Practice III: Social Work Practice with Communities and Organizations

SW 621: Social Work Perspectives on Psychopathology

SW 801: Social Justice, Welfare Policy and Professional Legacy

SW 971: Ethical Issues in Social Work Practice

*Elective (1)

Year 2

3rd Semester (Fall)

4th Semester (Spring)

Summer Year 2

SW 501: Practice I: Social Work Practice with Individuals and Families

SW 502: Practice II: Social Work Practice with Groups

*Elective (2)

SW 701: Social Work Research: Design and Methodology

SW 702: Social Work Research: Implementation and Analysis

*Elective (3)

SW 591: Field I

SW 592: Field II

 

Year 3

5th Semester (Fall)

6th Semester (Spring)

 

SW 504: Practice IV: Advanced Social Work Practice with Individuals and Families

SW 506: Practice VI: Culminating Integrative Seminar

 

SW 505: Practice V: Administration in Social Work

SW 802: Social Policy Advocacy

 

SW 595: Field III

SW 596: Field IV

 

*Students take a total of 3 electives (9 credits) during Year 1 and Year 2.


Advanced Standing Full-Time Summer Start, Scranton/Lehigh Valley

(Assumes 21 advanced standing credits)

1 Year Program

Summer

1st Semester (Fall)

2nd Semester (Spring)

SW 500: Professional Foundations: Educating for Tomorrow’s Practice*

SW 504: Practice IV: Advanced Social Work Practice with Individuals and Families

SW 506: Practice VI: Culminating Integrative Seminar

SW 971: Ethical Issues in Social Work Practice

SW 505: Practice V: Administration in Social Work

SW 802: Social Policy Advocacy

SW 621: Social Work Perspectives on Psychopathology

Elective (1)

Elective (2)

 

SW 701: Social Work Research: Design and Methodology

SW 702: Social Work Research: Implementation and Analysis

 

SW 595: Field III

SW 596: Field IV


Advanced Standing Part-Time Summer Start, All Programs

(Assumes 21 advanced standing credits)

Year 1

Summer Year 1

1st Semester (Fall)

2nd Semester (Spring)

SW 621: Social Work Perspectives on Psychopathology

SW 701: Social Work Research: Design and Methodology

SW 702: Social Work Research: Implementation and Analysis

 

SW 500: Professional Foundations: Education for Tomorrow’s Practice

SW 971: Ethical Issues in Social Work Practice (online)

Year 2

Summer Year 2

3rd Semester (Fall)

4th Semester (Spring)

Elective (1)

SW 504: Practice IV: Advanced Social Work Practice with Individuals and Families

SW 506: Culminating Integrative Seminar

Elective (2)

SW 505: Practice V: Administration in Social Work

SW 802: Social Policy Advocacy

 

SW 595:  Field III

SW 596:  Field IV

*SW 500 is only required for Advanced Standing Students