MSW-ISW Curriculum Overview

48-Units Integrative Social Work (ISW) Curriculum

4 Semester Program

Courses 

1st Semester 

  • SOWK 506: Human Behavior and the Social Environment: 3 units
  • SOWK 630: Diversity, Social Justice, and Culturally Humble Social Work Practice: 3 units
  • SOWK 510: Professional Self-Care, Wellness, & Resilience in Integrative Social Work Practice: 3 units
  • SOWK 523: Foundations of Integrative Social Work Practice I: 3 units
  • SOWK 591: Applied Learning in Practicum Education I: 3 units

15 units 

2nd Semester 

  • SOWK 536: Policy and Advocacy in Professional Social Work: 3 units
  • SOWK 546: Science of Social Work: 3 units 
  • SOWK 511: Critical Decision-Making in Integrative Social Work Practice: 3 units
  • SOWK 525: Foundations of Integrative Social Work Practice II: 3 units 
  • SOWK 593: Applied Learning in Practicum Education II: 3 units 

15 units

3rd Semester 

  • INTEGRATIVE SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE I: 3 units 
  • ASSESSMENT/EVALUATION/RESEARCH: 3 units 
  • SOWK 691: Applied Learning in Practicum Education III: 3 units 

9 units 

4th Semester 

  • INTEGRATIVE SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE II: 3 units 
  • SOWK 6XX: Elective: 3 units 
  • SOWK 693: Applied Learning in Practicum Education IV: 3 units 

9 units

48 Total

6 Semester Program

Courses

1st Semester 

  • SOWK 506: Human Behavior and the Social Environment: 3 units
  • SOWK 630: Diversity, Social Justice, and Culturally Humble Social Work Practice: 3 units
  • SOWK 510: Professional Self-Care, Wellness, & Resilience in Integrative Social Work Practice: 3 units

9 units

2nd Semester 

  • SOWK 536: Policy and Advocacy in Professional Social Work: 3 units
  • SOWK 546: Science of Social Work: 3 units 
  • SOWK 511: Critical Decision-Making in Integrative Social Work Practice: 3 units

9 units

3rd Semester 

  • SOWK 523: Foundations of Integrative Social Work Practice I: 3 units
  • SOWK 591: Applied Learning in Practicum Education I: 3 units

6 units 

4th Semester 

  • SOWK 525: Foundations of Integrative Social Work Practice II: 3 units 
  • SOWK 593: Applied Learning in Practicum Education II: 3 units

6 units

5th Semester 

  • INTEGRATIVE SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE I: 3 units 
  • ASSESSMENT/EVALUATION/RESEARCH: 3 units 
  • SOWK 691: Applied Learning in Practicum Education III: 3 units

9 units 

6th Semester 

  • INTEGRATIVE SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE II: 3 units 
  • SOWK 6XX: Elective: 3 units 
  • SOWK 693: Applied Learning in Practicum Education IV: 3 units

9 units

48 Total

24-Units Advanced Standing Integrative Social Work (ISW) Curriculum:

Term 1: 6 units total 

  • SOWK-511: Critical Decision-Making in Integrative Social Work Practice
  • SOWK-525: Foundations of Integrative Social Work Practice II: 3 units

Term 2: 9 units total

  • INTEGRATIVE SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE I: 3 units 
  • ASSESSMENT/EVALUATION/RESEARCH: 3 units 
  • SOWK 691: Applied Learning in Field Education III (new course): 3 units 

Term 3: 9 units total

  • INTEGRATIVE SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE II: 3 units 
  • SOWK 6XX: Elective: 3 units 
  • SOWK 693: Applied Learning in Field Education IV (new course): 3 units 

Note: PPSC is not included

Curriculum is subject to change for the 2023 Academic Year. 

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