Course Overview

Prerequisites: formal admission to BSW program; a “C” or better in SOWK 1301, 3303, 3304, 3313, 3314, 3302, 3331; a “B” in SOWK 4212 and 4341/4541; 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 4342/4542. Pre or corequisite: SOWK 4333. Field Experience II is the second of two opportunities for the student to integrate knowledge developed in the classroom into practice by working directly with the client system under supervision of a social worker. Field Experience II provides a structured learning environment in which professional ethics, critical thinking, generalist practice, and applicable skills are explored for greater depth and application. The corequisite SOWK 4213, Field Seminar II, is offered concurrently with Field Experience II for in-depth consultation with other students and seminar instructor to allow feedback and consultation in a group process. SOWK 4542 is 240 hours in the field setting in the spring semester of the senior year for five credits. The student must receive a “B” in order to graduate from the social work program.

Course Details

  • Course credit hours: 5