MSW Revised Program

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MSW Curriculum

CORE
COURSES
(9 Credit Hours) 

CLUSTER
COURSES
(9 Credit Hours)

ELECTIVE
COURSES 
(6 Credit Hours)

PROGRAM
OPTIONS

• Critical Perspectives

• Social Work as a Profession

• Research Foundations for Social Work

• Direct Practice with
Individuals & Families

• Direct Practice with Groups, Networks, & Communities

• Leadership, Management, & Policy

 • Indigenous Knowledges
Practice

 • Research

  Courses taken
from other clusters or other units.

 • Course Based / Advanced Field Practice
(3 Credit Hours)

OR

 • Thesis

  Core Courses Course
Introduction

Modification

7600 Critical Perspectives and Social Work (3)  x  
7610 Social Work as a Profession (3)  x  
7620 Paradigms, Methodologies, and Methods for Social Work Research (3)  x  
       
  Direct Practice with Individuals and Families Cluster Courses Course
Introduction
Modification
 7630 Advanced Social Work Practice with Individuals and Families (3)  x  
7640 Application and Critique of Theory and Research in Social Work Practice with Individuals and Families (3)  x  
7300 Clinical Evaluation of Social Work Interventions (3)    x
       
  Direct Practice with Groups, Networks, and Communities Cluster Courses Course
Introduction 

Modification 

7650  Advanced Social Work Practice with Groups (3)  x  
7660  Social Work Perspectives on Practice with Networks, Neighbourhoods, and Communities (3)  x  
7670  Community Mobilization: Application of Concepts in Social Work Practice with Groups, Networks, and Communities (3)  x  
       
 

Leadership, Management and Policy Cluster Courses

 Course
Introduction

Modification

7430

Evaluation Research in Social Work Practice (3)  

 x

7440

Policy Analysis in Social Work Practice (3)  

 x

7680

Management of Human Resources in Social Service Organizations (3)

 x

 

7690

Leadership, Strategic Program Planning, and financial Management in Social Service Organizations (3)

 x

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Indigenous Practice Cluster Courses

Course
Introduction

Modification

The following courses from the MSW-IK program:

7750

Indigeneity, Power, Privilege, and Social Work (3) 

x  
7780  Social Work, Social Challenges, and Indigenous Peoples(3)  x  
7810

Anti-Colonial Social Work (3)

x
 

Research Cluster Courses

Course
Introduction
Modification

6010

Data Analysis for Social Work Research (3)

 x  
6070

Qualitative Research in Social Work (3)

 x  
       
 

Course Based /Advanced Field Route

 

7180 

Advanced Field Practice (0)

7190 

Integrating Theory and Research in Advanced Field Practice (3)

Thesis Route

GRAD 7000   Master's Thesis (0)