Program Requirements — Doctor of Social Work

Year One

  • SWK 7100 - The History of Psychological Theory and Practice (3 semester hours)
  • SWK 7150 - The History of Clinical Social Work Knowledge and Practice (3 semester hours)
  • SWK 7200 - Clinical Seminar I: Individuals (6 semester hours)
  • SWK 7250 - History of Social Policy (3 semester hours)
  • SWK 7300 - Clinical Seminar II: Couples (6 semester hours)
  • SWK 7350 - Organizational Analysis (3 semester hours)

Year Two

  • SWK 7400 - Clinical Seminar III: Families (6 semester hours)
  • SWK 7450 - Teaching Clinical Social Work Theory and Practice (3 semester hours)
  • SWK 7500 - Clinical Seminar IV: Groups (6 semester hours)
  • SWK 7810 - DSW Electives: Three 3 credit hour courses (9 semester hours total)

Year Three

  • SWK 8100 - Research Methodology I (3 semester hours)
  • SWK 8150 - Data Analysis I (3 semester hours)
  • SWK 8200 - Research Methodology II, Dissertation Planning (3 semester hours)
  • SWK 8250 - Data Analysis II (3 semester hours)
  • SWK 8800 - Dissertation Supervision (4 semester hours over two semesters)

Year Four

  • Dissertation Supervision
  • Program completed or TBD

Year Five

  • Program completed or TBD

DSW Program

  • 48 academic semester hours
  • 12 internship semester hours
  • 4 dissertation supervision hours
  • 64 total semester hours