Social Work (SW)


2000

SW 2000 Introduction to Social Work (3 credits)
The profession of social work; history, description of programs in contemporary American society; role of the social worker in meeting social needs.
SW 2500 INTRO LGBTQ STUDIES (3.0 credits)

3000

SW 3000 [Not Offered] Perspectives in Contemporary Social Welfare (3 credits)
Prereq.: SW 2000 or equivalent. Changing concepts of social welfare; issues, policies, and proposals related to meeting economic and developmental needs.
SW 3002 The Child and the Community (3 credits)
Common and particular needs of children in the community; social welfare services developed by communities for care and training of children.
SW 3003 Skills in Working with People (3 credits)
Basic skills in working with people; understanding attitudes; use of community resources.
SW 3007 [Not Offered] Juvenile Delinquency (3 credits)
Nature and extent; sociological and psychological factors in causation and treatment of delinquent children; how communities are organized to help troubled youth and to prevent inception and spread of juvenile problems.
SW 3011 Community Services and the Aged (3 credits)
The aged population and their needs; available resources and services in the community; assisting the aged in obtaining services; implications for the future.

4000

SW 4000 [Not Offered] Modern India: Society and Culture (3 credits)
Also offered as GEOG 4000. Interdisciplinary analysis of politico-cultural issues of contemporary pan-Indian society.
SW 4003 [Not Offered] Penology (3 credits)
Development of the penitentiary in society; punishment versus rehabilitation; problems in operating adult prison units.
SW 4005 [Not Offered] Groups and Social Work (3 credits)
Use of groups in social work; types of groups, dynamics, decision making processes and worker roles.
SW 4020 [Not Offered] Computers, Crime, and Justice (3 credits)
Historical trends, current research issues, emerging technological developments, and alternative theoretical frameworks for studying the impact of computerization on crime and criminal justice.
SW 4022 [Not Offered] Correctional Administration, Management, and Supervision (3 credits)
Current issues in the management and supervision of American and international corrections organizations; role of policy in correctional administration; effects of organizational theory and human resource management practices; personnel supervision and training; program planning; effects of court intervention; current health care issues, including AIDS and drugs; privatization.
SW 4070 Special Topics in Social Work (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 9 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. Selected topics on social work practice and social welfare services.
SW 4075 [Not Offered] Comparative Health Care Issues (3 credits)
Focus on the British National Health Service (NHS) and the United States managed health care system; comparison of current health care programs and cost-control policies in the United Kingdom with those in the United States.
SW 4080 [Not Offered] Special Topics in Applied Correctional Policy (3 credits)
May be taken for a max. of 9 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary.
SW 4090 [Not Offered] Corrections Internship (3 credits)
Prereq.: 2.50 gpa, 60 hrs. of course work, three hrs. from SW 4020, 4022, 4080, or consent of instructor. Pass/fail grading. Field study/placement in a corrections institution under the supervision of a faculty member.
SW 4099 [Not Offered] Individual Readings in Corrections (3 credits)
Prereq.: 2.50 gpa, 60 hrs. of course work, 3 hrs. from SW 4020, 4022, 4080, or consent of instructor. May be taken for a max. of 6 hrs. of credit.
SW 4500 [Not Offered] Crisis Intervention (3 credits)
Introduction to major theories and research that describes and explains the range and complexity of problems that may emerge from natural or other disaster scenarios.

7000

SW 7001 Human Behavior and the Social Environment I (3 credits)
Prereq.: majors only and credit for or concurrent registration in SW 7003, 7004, 7005, and 7007. Sociobehavioral science base of social work practice; interrelationship of biological, psychological, social, and cultural determinants of human behavior; major biopsychosocial developmental achievements and adaptations of human beings from conception through death.
SW 7002 [Not Offered] Human Behavior and the Social Environment II (3 credits)
Prereq.: SW 7001; majors only and credit for or concurrent registration in SW 7006, 7008, 7009, 7010. Social science base of social work practice; social systems in which human beings develop and live; focus on research related to social interaction.
SW 7003 Social Welfare History and Policy (3 credits)
Prereq.: majors only and credit for or concurrent registration in SW 7001, 7004, 7005, and 7007. Development of social work as a profession; evolution of social welfare policies and programs; nature of social policy and policy formulation.
SW 7004 [Not Offered] Human Diversity and Oppression (3 credits)
Prereq.: majors only and credit for or concurrent registration in SW 7001, 7003, 7005, and 7007. Social dynamics of human oppression; effects of institutional discrimination, inequality, stigma, and prejudice stemming from racism, sexism, ageism, and classism; implications of human oppression and multiculturalism for human behavior, social work practice, and social policy.
SW 7005 Social Work Practice I (3 credits)
Prereq.: majors only and credit for or concurrent registration in SW 7001, 7003, 7004, and 7007. Introduction to social work theory, principles, and intervention skills common to social work practice with individuals and families; psychosocial perspectives in intervention.
SW 7006 [Not Offered] Social Work Practice II (3 credits)
Prereq.: SW 7005. Majors only and credit for or concurrent registration in SW 7002, 7008, 7009, and 7010. Techniques of working with various types of groups including treatment groups and planning action groups; community organization techniques.
SW 7007 Foundation Field Internship I (3 credits)
Prereq.: majors only and credit for or concurrent registration in SW 7001, 7003, 7004, and 7005. Pass-fail grading. �100 internship fee. Application of foundation knowledge, skills, values, and ethics to practice in an approved internship agency. 240 clock hours.
SW 7008 [Not Offered] Foundation Field Internship II (3 credits)
Prereq.: majors only and credit for or concurrent registration in SW 7002, 7006, 7009, and 7010. Pass-fail grading. �100 internship fee. Continuation of SW 7007. Application of knowledge, skills, values, and ethics to practice in an approved internship agency. 240 clock hours.
SW 7009 Social Work Research (3 credits)
Prereq.: majors only and credit for or concurrent registration in SW 7002, 7006, 7008, and 7010. Standards and methods of scientific inquiry applied in social work research; concept formulation; research design; sources, collection, and presentation of data.
SW 7010 [Not Offered] Differential Diagnosis (3 credits)
Prereq.: majors only and credit for or concurrent registration in SW 7002, 7006, 7008, and 7009. Diagnostic and treatment tools for examining the functionality of human behavior in the context of diverse social systems.
SW 7200 Integrative Colloquium in Social Work I, II (3 credits)
Prereq.: admission to the PhD program in social work or consent of instructor. Broad-ranging analysis and discussion of problems and issues in the social work profession.
SW 7201 [Not Offered] Integrative Colloquium in Social Work I, II (3 credits)
Prereq.: admission to the PhD program in social work or consent of instructor. Broad-ranging analysis and discussion of problems and issues in the social work profession.
SW 7202 [Not Offered] Issues and Research Problems in Social Policy (3 credits)
Prereq.: admission to the PhD program in social work or consent of instructor. Issues and problems in social welfare policy; research focus on policy formulation.
SW 7203 [Not Offered] Data Analysis for Social Work Research I (3 credits)
Prereq.: admission to the PhD program in social work or consent of instructor. Introduction to data analysis for social work doctoral students, including: organizing and presenting data, descriptive statistics, correlation, simple linear regression, inferential statistical methods for one and two samples, and one-way analysis of variance.
SW 7204 [Not Offered] Issues and Research Problems in Social Work Intervention (3 credits)
Prereq.: admission to the PhD program in social work or consent of instructor. Social work intervention with individuals, families, groups, and communities; formulation and development of problem-solving research agendas.
SW 7205 [Not Offered] Pedagogical Issues in Social Work Education (3 credits)
Prereq.: admission to the PhD program in social work or consent of instructor. Enhancement of pedagogical knowledge, skills, and values; emphasis on teaching for the social work profession.
SW 7206 Research Practicum (3-9 credits)
Prereq.: admission to the PhD program in social work or consent of instructor; SW 7203 and at least one of EXST 7003, 7013, or SW 7435. No more than 6 hrs. may be taken in one semester. Hands-on supervised research experience; demonstration of collaborative and/or independent research.
SW 7207 [Not Offered] Integrative Seminar (3 credits)
Prereq.: foundation courses in PhD program and at least one research methods course, plus consent of instructor. Development of research questions and hypotheses, and initial drafts of the dissertation proposal, including introduction, literature review, and methodology sections.
SW 7305 [Not Offered] GRIEF & BEREAVEMENT (3.0 credits)
SW 7306 [Not Offered] Advanced Social Work Treatment of Individuals (3 credits)
Prereq.: SW 7006. Differential diagnostic assessment and treatment of individuals with complex intrapersonal problems.
SW 7307 Direct Practice with Children and Adolescents (3 credits)
Prereq.: completion of all foundation courses. Maladaptive patterns of behavior in children and adolescents; intervention strategies with children, parents, families, and groups.
SW 7308 [Not Offered] Social Work with Groups: Theory and Practice (3 credits)
Prereq.: SW 7006. Dynamics of social work with groups; members' behavior and corresponding worker roles and responses.
SW 7309 [Not Offered] Advanced Methods of Group Treatment (3 credits)
Prereq.: consent of instructor. Diagnostic and treatment procedures used in intensive group therapy.
SW 7402 [Not Offered] Social Work in Corr ections (3 credits)
Social work processes in corrections; population served; existing and needed delivery systems for rehabilitative services; influence of the host setting.
SW 7403 [Not Offered] Social Work and Aging (3 credits)
Demographic characteristics of the aging population; aging as a developmental process with economic, biological, psychological, and socialization aspects; impact of legislative and social service systems.
SW 7404 [Not Offered] Social Work Practice in Schools (3 credits)
Implementation of social work values, purposes, and methods in a school setting.
SW 7405 [Not Offered] Marital and Family Treatment in Social Work (3 credits)
Prereq.: completion of all foundation courses. Identification and modification of dysfunctional transactional patterns; facilitating communication; improving the quality of marriage and family relations.
SW 7406 [Not Offered] SW W/LGBT (3.0 credits)
SW 7409 [Not Offered] Law and Social Work (3 credits)
Prereq.: completion of all foundation courses. Relationship of law to social work; statutes, cases, and doctrinal materials in personal and family breakdown; programs for income maintenance; Supreme Court cases concerning criminal justice, juvenile courts, and the rights of the confined.
SW 7410 [Not Offered] Comparative Social Welfare (3 credits)
Prereq.: SW 7003 and/or consent of instructor. Comparative analysis of international social welfare systems; differential crossnational social services; similarities and differences among nations.
SW 7412 Social Work in Medical Care (3 credits)
Nature of social work practice in the field of medical care; medical care system and consumer problems; role of medical social workers.
SW 7415 [Not Offered] Child/Family I (3 credits)
Theories and skills of assessment and communication with children and families.
SW 7416 [Not Offered] Child/Family II (3 credits)
Prereq.: completion of all foundation courses. Legal and administrative functions in working with children and families.
SW 7435 [Not Offered] Data Analysis for Social Work Research II (3 credits)
Prereq.: SW 7203 or consent of instructor. Advanced data analysis for social work doctoral students with emphasis on multivariate techniques.
SW 7455 [Not Offered] Management in Human Services (3 credits)
Prereq.: completion of all foundation courses. Management used in the effective provision of social services; techniques of modern management; interdisciplinary and practical approaches; unique aspects of human service management; development of critical attitudes and management skills.
SW 7501 Program and Practice Evaluation (3 credits)
Prereq.: completion of all foundation courses; majors only and credit for or concurrent registration in SW 7502, 7503, 7504, 7505, and 7506. Types of research, designs, and instruments used in social work; research processes from specification to hypotheses and collection of data.
SW 7502 Advanced Field Internship I (3 credits)
Prereq.: majors only and credit for or concurrent registration in SW 7501, 7503, 7504, 7505, and 7506. Pass-fail grading. �100 internship fee. Supervised internship in an approved agency setting where advanced knowledge, skills, values, and ethics are applied in the practice setting. 240 clock hours.
SW 7503 Advanced Field Internship II (3 credits)
Prereq.: majors only and credit for or concurrent registration in SW 7501, 7502, 7504, 7505, 7506. Pass-fail grading. �100 internship fee. Continuation of SW 7502. Supervised internship in an approved agency setting where advanced knowledge, skills, values, and ethics are applied in the practice setting. 240 clock hours.
SW 7504 [Not Offered] Advanced Social Policy (3 credits)
Prereq.: majors only and credit for or concurrent registration in SW 7501, 7502, 7503, 7505, and 7506. Dimensions and patterns of social policy; evolution and design of provisions and services; current issues, problems, and trends.
SW 7505 Advanced Direct Practice (3 credits)
Prereq.: completion of all foundation courses. Majors only and credit for or concurrent registration in SW 7501, 7502, 7503, 7504, and 7506. Advanced methods of effective individual, family, and group treatment of systemic issues in a holistic perspective.
SW 7506 Community and Agency Contexts for Direct Practice (3 credits)
Prereq.: majors only and credit for or concurrent registration in SW 7501, 7502, 7503, 7504, and 7505. Community, organizational, and social aspects of social work practice; indirect practice skills associated with effective social work practice in multiple service environments.
SW 7710 [Not Offered] Task-Oriented Group Interaction in Social Work (3 credits)
Interaction of small groups in social work practice; emphasis on understanding barriers to goal-directed interaction and on helping groups accomplish tasks.
SW 7801 Family Violence (3 credits)
Topics in family violence; their relevance to social work practice; program development and interventive approaches and issues.
SW 7803 [Not Offered] Grant and Proposal Writing for Human Service Organizations (3 credits)
Prereq.: completion of all foundation courses. Methods of accessing federal, state, and private funds; developing grant and contract proposals.
SW 7804 [Not Offered] Addictive Disorders in Contemporary Society (3 credits)
Topics related to addictive disorders in contemporary society; their relevance to social work practice.
SW 7805 [Not Offered] CO-OCCURR DISORDERS (3.0 credits)
SW 7807 Special Topics in Social Work (3 credits)
Prereq.: consent of instructor. May be taken for a max. of 12 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. Selected topics on social work and social welfare theory, practice, and policy.
SW 7905 Independent Reading and Research in Social Work Practice (3 credits)
Prereq.: consent of instructor. May be repeated once by PhD students if topics vary.
SW 7906 Independent Reading and Research in Social Welfare Policy (3 credits)
Prereq.: consent of instructor. May be repeated once by PhD students if topics vary.
SW 7907 [Not Offered] Public Policies and the Aging (3 credits)
Public policies that affect quality of life for the elderly; Older American's Act, Social Security Act, Medicare and Medicaid policies.
SW 7908 [Not Offered] Social Development: International Per spectives (3 credits)
Concepts of social development; extent of social underdevelopment in the modern world; theories and normative perspectives; social and national planning.
SW 7999 [Not Offered] Research Project: Nonthesis (3 credits)
Prereq.: completion of foundation courses and consent of instructor. Pass-fail grading. Research project, state of knowledge paper, or position paper.

8000

SW 8000 Thesis Research (1-12 per sem. credits)
Prereq.: completion of all foundation courses and consent of instructor. �S�/�U� grading.

9000

SW 9000 Dissertation Research (1-12 per sem. credits)
Prereq.: successful completion of the General Examination.�S�/�U� grading.