Prerequisites: formal admission to BSW program; a “C” or better in SOWK 1301, 3303, 3304, 3313, 3314, 3302, 3331; a 2.5 cumulative GPA in all social work courses taken to date; a 2.5 overall GPA; and formal admission to the Field Experience. Corequisite: SOWK 4341/4541. Pre or corequisite: SOWK 4332. Field Seminar I is the first of a two course seminar that provides the student with the opportunity to integrate knowledge and insights developed in the classroom by exploring the field experience through the group process. The practice model of engagement, assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation and termination is the basis for student learning and self-evaluation. This course introduces the student to “use of self” within the group context and utilizes presentations, case consultations, group process, agency resources, ethical dilemmas, and personal development to achieve professional awareness and identity. Student must receive a “B” or higher to move on to Field Seminar II. Two credit hours.
- Course credit hours: 2