SOWK 200-611 INTRO SOCIAL WORK & WELFAR Introduction to social work as a profession. Examination of the social welfare system as society’s response to human need and structure for delivery of social services. Overview of fields of social welfare service and social work roles in each field. Twenty-five hours of volunteer service in a social agency required. Three hours per week.
SOWK 640-091 FIELD INSTRUCTION I The first of a two-semester (fall/spring) sequence of supervised experience in the delivery of social services where students are required to participate in an agency-based field practicum for two days per week under the supervision of an agency based field instructor with an M.S.W. Successful completion of the two-course sequence requires a student to fulfill a minimum of 490 hours of field instruction within the same social welfare agency accumulated across the fall and spring semesters. Prerequisites or Corequisites: SOWK 620, admission to the graduate social work program. Corequisite: SOWK 616. Two working days per week. A seminar with small group discussions on field experiences with related written assignments and activities will be conducted concurrently.