Courses

SOWK 110  Contemporary Social Welfare (GT-SS1)  Credits: 3 (2-0-1)

Course Description: Principles, values and institutions of U.S. social welfare in context of human need within family, groups, and society.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Must register for lecture and recitation.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.
Additional Information: Social & Behavioral Sciences 3C, Economic or Political Systems (GT-SS1).

SOWK 120  Academic and Career Success  Credit: 1 (1-0-0)

Course Description: Skills for general academic success, personal growth, self-management, and knowledge of campus/community resources. Examination of professional opportunities within the field of social work.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Undergraduate.
Registration Information: Undergraduate standing. This may be offered as a partial semester course. Credit not allowed for both SOWK 120 and SOWK 280A1.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

SOWK 150  Introduction to Social Work  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Introduction to social work; history of social welfare in the U.S.; overview of knowledge, values, skills, practice settings and populations served.
Prerequisite: (PSY 100, may be taken concurrently) and (SOC 100, may be taken concurrently or SOC 105, may be taken concurrently).
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

SOWK 233  Human Behavior in the Social Environment  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Understanding human behavior theory relevant to social work practice.
Prerequisite: HDFS 101, may be taken concurrently and SOWK 150, may be taken concurrently.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

SOWK 286A  Practicum I  Credits: 3 (0-0-3)

Course Description: Introductory social work practice skills in communication, relationship development, and professional behavior.
Prerequisite: SOWK 233, may be taken concurrently.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

SOWK 286B  Practicum II  Credits: 3 (0-0-3)

Course Description: Introductory social work practice skills in communication, relationship development, and professional behavior.
Prerequisite: SOWK 233, may be taken concurrently.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

SOWK 300  Research in Applied Professions  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Application of social science research methodology to applied professions including problem formulation, research design, and data collection.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Completion of AUCC 1B Mathematics requirement.
Terms Offered: Fall. Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

SOWK 330  Human Diversity Practice Issues  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Knowledge about human differences and similarities essential for social work practice.
Prerequisite: SOWK 233, may be taken concurrently.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

SOWK 340  Generalist Practice-Individuals and Families  Credits: 3 (0-0-3)

Course Description: Knowledge and techniques used in applying the generalist planned change process to individual and family system assessments and interventions.
Prerequisite: SOWK 286B, may be taken concurrently.
Registration Information: Progression into the major.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

SOWK 341  Generalist Practice-Small Groups  Credits: 3 (0-0-3)

Course Description: Within a generalist framework, focuses on the knowledge, skills and competencies needed for the planned change process in groups.
Prerequisite: SOWK 340, may be taken concurrently.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

SOWK 342  Generalist Practice-Organizations/Communities  Credits: 3 (1-0-2)

Course Description: Knowledge regarding the planned change process with organizations and communities.
Prerequisite: SOWK 340, may be taken concurrently.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

SOWK 350  Legal Issues in Human Services  Credits: 3 (0-0-3)

Course Description: Legal principles, procedures, and issues relevant to social work including policy research and courtroom testimony.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

SOWK 352  Indigenous Women, Children and Tribes  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Also Offered As: ETST 352.
Course Description: Historical and contemporary lives of women, children, and tribal communities.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both SOWK 352 and ETST 352.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

SOWK 371A  Social Work with Selected Populations: Children and Families  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Application of practice processes with children and families.
Prerequisite: None.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

SOWK 371B  Social Work with Selected Populations: Juvenile Offenders  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Application of practice processes with juvenile offenders.
Prerequisite: None.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

SOWK 371C  Social Work with Selected Populations: Adult Offenders  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Application of practice processes with adult offenders.
Prerequisite: None.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

SOWK 371D  Social Work with Selected Populations: Substance Abusers  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Application of practice processes with substance abusers.
Prerequisite: None.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

SOWK 371E  Social Work with Selected Populations: Social Gerontology  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Application of practice processes with selected populations.
Prerequisite: HDFS 101.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

SOWK 384  Supervised College Teaching  Credits: Var[1-5] (0-0-0)

Course Description: Assist instructor in teaching selected classes, group training, or discussion group leadership.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: A maximum of 10 combined credits for all 384 and 484 courses are counted towards graduation requirements.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

SOWK 410  Social Welfare Policy  Credits: 3 (2-0-1)

Course Description: Issues and processes shaping social welfare institutions; definitions of social welfare policy; analytical framework for policy analysis.
Prerequisite: SOWK 342, may be taken concurrently.
Registration Information: Must register for lecture and recitation.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

SOWK 450  International Social Welfare and Development  Credits: 3 (2-0-1)

Also Offered As: IE 450.
Course Description: Framework of social welfare and development in international area; social need with focus on cultures/countries in transition.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Must register for lecture and recitation. Credit not allowed for both SOWK 450 and IE 450.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

SOWK 482A  Social Work in Costa Rica  Credits: 3 (1-0-2)

Course Description: International social work practice through exposure to culturally diverse communities in Costa Rica. Examine social problems, social action, and social injustice in the context of global interdependence.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Must register for lecture and recitation. Enrollment in Bachelor of Social Work or Master of Social Work degree program. Completed letter of application.
Term Offered: Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

SOWK 482B  Study Abroad: Social Work in India  Credits: 3 (1-0-2)

Course Description: International social work practice through exposure to culturally diverse communities in India. Examine social problems, social action, and social injustice in the context of global interdependence.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Must register for lecture and recitation. Open to all majors. Completed letter of application.
Term Offered: Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

SOWK 488  Field Placement  Credits: Var[5-10] (0-0-0)

Course Description: Engagement, assessment, interventions, and evaluation at multiple levels of service as well as mastery of foundation practice roles.
Prerequisite: SOWK 300 and SOWK 341 and SOWK 330 and SOWK 410.
Registration Information: Maximum of 10 credits allowed in course.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: Yes.

SOWK 492  Seminar  Credits: 3 (0-0-3)

Course Description: Integrates theory with social work core competencies and practice behaviors while in field placement.
Prerequisite: None.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

SOWK 495  Independent Study  Credits: Var[1-12] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

SOWK 496  Group Study  Credits: Var[1-12] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

SOWK 500  Principles and Philosophy of Social Work  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Knowledge, values, history, and philosophy of social work.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Admission to the MSW program. This is a partial semester course. Sections may be offered: Face-to-Face or Mixed Face-to-Face.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

SOWK 511  Generalist Practice-Small Client Systems  Credits: 3 (0-0-3)

Course Description: Generalist practice perspective. Practice knowledge and skills related to intervention with individuals and families within a systems framework.
Prerequisite: SOWK 500, may be taken concurrently and SOWK 515, may be taken concurrently.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

SOWK 512  Small Client Systems Skills Laboratory  Credit: 1 (0-2-0)

Course Description: Application of communication and relationship skills for professional practice.
Prerequisite: SOWK 511, may be taken concurrently and SOWK 588, may be taken concurrently.
Terms Offered: Fall, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

SOWK 515  Theoretical Foundations for Social Work  Credits: 4 (3-0-1)

Course Description: Socio-behavioral principles relevant to generalist social work practice.
Prerequisite: SOWK 500, may be taken concurrently.
Registration Information: This is a partial semester course. Sections may be offered: Face-to-Face or Mixed Face-to-Face.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

SOWK 520  Social Welfare Policy Analysis  Credits: 3 (2-0-1)

Course Description: Historical analysis and impact of social welfare policy.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Admission to the MSW program. Must register for lecture and recitation. Sections may be offered: Face-to-Face or Mixed Face-to-Face.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

SOWK 550  Animal Assisted Therapy/Human-Animal Bond  Credits: 3 (2-0-1)

Course Description: Nature of human-animal bond and animal assisted therapy as an intervention method.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Must register for lecture and recitation.
Term Offered: Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

SOWK 551  Fundamentals of Mediation  Credits: 3 (1-0-2)

Course Description: Knowledge and skills essential to the successful application of mediation for a wide variety of interpersonal conflicts.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Bachelor's degree. Must register for lecture and recitation. Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

SOWK 552  Conflict Management: Health and Elder Care  Credits: 3 (1-0-2)

Course Description: Knowledge, values and skills necessary for the practice of conflict resolution in healthcare and eldercare settings.
Prerequisite: SOWK 551.
Registration Information: Must register for lecture and recitation. Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

SOWK 553  Multi-Party Conflict Resolution  Credits: 3 (2-0-1)

Course Description: Theories, models, and skills required for design and guidance of multi-party conflict resolution in group, community and organizational settings.
Prerequisite: SOWK 551.
Registration Information: Must register for lecture and recitation. Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

SOWK 554  Conflict Resolution in the Workplace  Credits: 3 (1-0-2)

Course Description: Knowledge, values and skills necessary for the practice of conflict resolution in the workplace.
Prerequisite: SOWK 551.
Registration Information: Must register for lecture and recitation. Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

SOWK 556  Divorce and Family Mediation  Credits: 3 (1-0-2)

Course Description: Knowledge and skills essential to the practice of family mediation including divorce and child custody.
Prerequisite: SOWK 551.
Registration Information: Must register for lecture and recitation. Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

SOWK 560  Social Work Practice in Schools  Credits: 3 (0-0-3)

Course Description: Knowledge and skills essential to the practice of social work in educational settings. Topics explored: historical, legal, structural, and cultural context of social work in schools, the impact of disability on an individual and a family, and current issues challenging the practitioner in school settings.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: This is a partial semester course. Offered as an online course only. Completed master's degree in social work or enrollment in a master's in social work program.
Terms Offered: Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

SOWK 561  School/Community: People with Disabilities  Credits: 3 (0-0-3)

Course Description: Teamwork approach to serving persons with special needs; values, issues and best practices related to creating desirable futures for them.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

SOWK 571  Small Client Systems: Theory and Practice  Credits: 3 (2-0-1)

Course Description: Theories and practice principles relevant to social work practice with small client systems.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Admission to the M.S.W. program. Sections may be offered: Face-to-Face or Online.
Terms Offered: Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

SOWK 572  Large Client Systems: Theory and Practice  Credits: 3 (2-0-1)

Course Description: Theories and practice principles relevant to social work practice with large client systems.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Admission to the M.S.W. program. Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

SOWK 588  Field Placement  Credits: Var[1-6] (0-0-0)

Course Description: Supervised professional practice.
Prerequisite: SOWK 512, may be taken concurrently and SOWK 611, may be taken concurrently.
Registration Information: Maximum of 6 credits allowed in course.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: Yes.

SOWK 590  Workshop  Credits: Var[1-6] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

SOWK 600  Methods of Research I  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Social work research: role of practitioners as consumers and initiators of research.
Prerequisite: STAT 100 to 799 - at least 1 course.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Face-to-Face or Mixed Face-to-Face.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

SOWK 601  Methods of Research II  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Data analysis, computer processing in social work research, and methods for evaluating one's own practice.
Prerequisite: SOWK 600.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Face-to-Face or Mixed Face-to-Face.
Terms Offered: Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

SOWK 602A  Macro-Level Social Work Practice Research  Credits: 2 (0-0-2)

Course Description: Design and proposal of needs assessment, program evaluation, or community research.
Prerequisite: SOWK 601.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Must have concurrent registration in SOWK 688. Sections may be offered: Face-to-Face or Mixed Face-to-Face.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

SOWK 602B  Macro-Level Social Work Practice Research  Credits: 2 (0-0-2)

Course Description: Implementation of proposed needs assessment, program evaluation, or community research.
Prerequisite: SOWK 602A.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Must have concurrent registration in SOWK 688. Sections may be offered: Face-to-Face or Mixed Face-to-Face.
Terms Offered: Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

SOWK 603A  Direct Practice: Assessment and Evaluation  Credits: 2 (0-0-2)

Course Description: Selection and application of techniques for monitoring and evaluating interventions with individuals, families, and groups.
Prerequisite: SOWK 601.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Must have concurrent registration in SOWK 688.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: S/U Sat/Unsat Only.
Special Course Fee: No.

SOWK 603B  Direct Practice: Assessment and Evaluation  Credits: 2 (0-0-2)

Course Description: Selection and application of techniques for monitoring and evaluating interventions with individuals, families, and groups.
Prerequisite: SOWK 603A.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Must have concurrent registration in SOWK 688.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: S/U Sat/Unsat Only.
Special Course Fee: No.

SOWK 611  Generalist Practice-Large Client Systems  Credits: 3 (1-0-2)

Course Description: Practice knowledge and skills related to intervention with task groups, coalitions, organizations, and communities.
Prerequisite: SOWK 511.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Face-to-Face or Mixed Face-to-Face.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

SOWK 630  Advanced Generalist Practice with Individuals  Credits: 2 (1-0-1)

Course Description: Knowledge and skills appropriate for clinical assessments and interventions with individuals focusing on contemporary theoretical constructs.
Prerequisite: (SOWK 588 and SOWK 611 or SOWK 571 and SOWK 572) and (SOWK 601).
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Face-to-Face or Mixed Face-to-Face.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

SOWK 631  Advanced Practice with Communities  Credits: 2 (1-0-1)

Course Description: Knowledge, skills, and values regarding the planned change process with communities.
Prerequisite: (SOWK 588 or SOWK 571 and SOWK 572) and (SOWK 601).
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Graduate cooperative program, Professional.
Registration Information: Must register for lecture and recitation. Sections may be offered: Face-to-Face or Mixed Face-to-Face.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

SOWK 632  Advanced Practice: Manager/Administrator  Credits: 3 (1-0-2)

Course Description: Knowledge, values, and skills of organizational practice for a social work manager/administrator.
Prerequisite: (SOWK 588 or SOWK 571 and SOWK 572) and (SOWK 601).
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Face-to-Face or Mixed Face-to-Face.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

SOWK 633  Advanced Practice: Social Welfare Policy  Credits: 2 (0-0-2)

Course Description: Application of social welfare policy analysis models; normative aspects of policy analysis and assessment skills.
Prerequisite: (SOWK 601) and (SOWK 571 and SOWK 572 or SOWK 520 and SOWK 588 and SOWK 611).
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Face-to-Face or Mixed Face-to-Face.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

SOWK 634  Advanced Practice with Families and Groups  Credits: 3 (1-0-2)

Course Description: Apply engagement, assessment, and intervention skills, theoretical models, and evidence-based practice approaches in work with families and groups.
Prerequisite: SOWK 630.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Face-to-Face or Mixed Face-to-Face.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

SOWK 640  Contemporary Issues in Military Culture  Credits: 3 (0-0-3)

Course Description: Exploration of multiple issues informing social work practice with military and veteran populations including ethical decision making in military social work, resources for veterans, challenges faced by women in the military, secondary trauma, and problems veterans face, such as homelessness, addiction, reintegration, mental illness, suicide. Military culture, the different branches of the military, and generational differences among military personnel will be examined.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Offered as an online course only.
Term Offered: Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

SOWK 641  Military Family Systems  Credits: 3 (0-0-3)

Course Description: Exploration of effectively engaging with military families. Strategies to assess and intervene with military and veteran couples, children, and families will be examined. Exploration of topics of integration and reintegration; grief, loss, and bereavement; family-centered programs; support of guard/reserve families; deployment; support of veteran caregivers; and effective interventions through a systems framework.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Offered as an online course only.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

SOWK 642  Clinical Intervention with Military Personnel  Credits: 3 (0-0-3)

Course Description: Clinical framework for working with members of the military including active duty, veterans, and military families, applied to examine common diagnoses and effective interventions, including post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury, substance abuse, and suicide. Cognitive behavioral therapy, reactive exposure behavioral therapy, exposure therapy, rehabilitation, animal-assisted therapy, and additional therapies will be investigated.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Offered as an online course only.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

SOWK 660  Nonprofit Program Development  Credits: 3 (0-0-3)

Course Description: Application of the tools, knowledge, and understanding of how to provide strength-based nonprofit program development and management.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: This is a partial semester course. Offered as an online course only.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

SOWK 661  Nonprofit Financial Development  Credits: 3 (0-0-3)

Course Description: Application of the tools, knowledge, and understanding of how to provide strength-based nonprofit financial development.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: This is a partial semester course. Offered as an online course only.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

SOWK 662  Nonprofit Volunteer Development & Management  Credits: 3 (0-0-3)

Course Description: Theoretical framework for understanding volunteerism and practice skills for building and managing an effective volunteer program.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: This is a partial semester course. Offered as an online course only.
Term Offered: Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

SOWK 675  Psychopathology and Community Health  Credits: 3 (0-0-3)

Course Description: Foundation for diagnosing mental and emotional disorders relevant to community behavioral health practice with individuals.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Bachelor degree. This is a partial semester course. Offered as an online course only.
Term Offered: Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

SOWK 676  Psychopharmacology and Community Health  Credits: 3 (0-0-3)

Course Description: Foundation in psychopharmacology (i.e. prescribed psychotropic drugs) for non-medically trained professionals practicing in behavioral health.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Bachelor’s degree. This is a partial semester course. Offered as an online course only.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

SOWK 677  Trauma-Informed Care  Credits: 3 (0-0-3)

Course Description: Establishes a foundation for providing trauma mental health services to individuals, families, groups and organizations.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Bachelor’s degree. This is a partial semester course. Offered as an online course only.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

SOWK 684  Supervised College Teaching  Credits: Var[1-5] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Maximum of 10 credits allowed.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: S/U Sat/Unsat Only.
Special Course Fee: No.

SOWK 688  Field Placement  Credits: Var[1-8] (0-0-0)

Course Description: Integrates and applies competencies and measureable practice behaviors comprising knowledge, values, and skills in social work practice.
Prerequisite: SOWK 512 and SOWK 601 or SOWK 571 and SOWK 572.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Maximum of 15 credits allowed in course.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: Yes.

SOWK 695  Independent Study  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

SOWK 696  Group Study  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

SOWK 698  Research  Credits: Var[1-6] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: SOWK 601.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Maximum of 6 credits allowed in course.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

SOWK 699  Thesis  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Term Offered: Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

SOWK 701  Contemporary Issues-Social Work Education  Credits: 3 (1-0-2)

Course Description: Issues and trends currently impacting professional education for social work practice.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Must register for lecture and recitation. MSW degree.
Term Offered: Spring (odd years).
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

SOWK 702  Social Welfare Policies in Selected Countries  Credits: 3 (1-0-2)

Course Description: Social welfare policy analysis and impact on professional social work practice.
Prerequisite: SOWK 701.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Term Offered: Spring (even years).
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

SOWK 703  Theoretical Analysis of Social Work Practice  Credits: 3 (1-0-2)

Course Description: Social work practice theories; building, evaluating, and teaching for social work educators.
Prerequisite: SOWK 701.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Must register for lecture and recitation.
Term Offered: Summer (even years).
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

SOWK 704  Theoretical Foundations of Social Work  Credits: 3 (1-0-2)

Course Description: Nature and processes of theory building in social work. Issues of epistemology, logic, political and moral philosophy.
Prerequisite: SOWK 701.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

SOWK 784  Supervised College Teaching  Credits: Var[1-4] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

SOWK 786  Research Practicum  Credits: 3 (0-0-3)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: SOWK 701 and EDRM 700 and EDRM 704.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

SOWK 792  Seminar  Credits: Var[1-4] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: SOWK 701.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

SOWK 795  Independent Study  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

SOWK 799  Dissertation  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: S/U Sat/Unsat Only.
Special Course Fee: No.