2016-17 Catalog 
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2016-17 Catalog [Archived Catalog]

SWK 419 - Social Work Practicum

(10 credits)
This is a field course which gives students the opportunity to practice generalist social work skills in a professional setting. The field sites are diverse, ranging from child and family services to mental health, community development and school social work. Emphasis is placed on introducing students to diverse ethnic, racial, sex and age-related group lifestyles and orientations.

Note: Open to social work majors only. Students should take this course in the semester immediately following SWK376, Theory and Practice II unless prior permission is received from the field placement director. Graded on a pass/no pass basis. Transfer credits will be evaluated on a course-by-course basis. No academic credit will be granted for social work courses taken in programs which are not accredited by the Council on Social Work Education. No academic credit will be granted, in whole or in part, for life experience or work experience. Students must achieve a grade of “C” or above in all social work core foundational courses. If not, the student must repeat the course until the standard has been achieved.

Prerequisites: SWK370, 376 and 386.