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BSW Curriculum Options

The suggested course of study for four years is as follows:

First Year

Autumn

Spring

M (Mathematics) 105 (or higher)

3 credits

 

PSCI 210S Introduction to American Government

 

3 credits

PSYX 100S Introduction to Psychology

3

 

SOCI 101S Introduction to Sociology

 

3

SW 100S Introduction to Social Welfare

3

 

General Education Courses

7

9

Total Credits

16

15

 

Second Year

Autumn

Spring

SW 200 Introduction to Social Work Practice

4

 

BIOB 101N Discover Biology -OR- 
PSYC 250N Fundamentals of Biological Psychology

 

3

ECNS 101S Economic Way of Thinking

3

 

PSYX 230S Developmental Psychology

 

3

PSYX 233 Fundamentals of Psychology of Aging

 

3

ANTH 102S Race and Minorities -OR- 
SOCI 220S Race, Gender and Class 

3.

 

General Education Courses

6

6

Total Credits

16

15

 

Third Year

Autumn

Spring

SW 300 Human Behavior and the Social Environment

3

 

SW 310 Social Welfare Policy and Services

 

4

SW 350 Social Work Intervention Methods I

4

 

SW 360 Social Work Intervention Methods II

SW 410 Ethics

 

4

 

3

Electives

6

9

Total Credits

13

20

 

Fourth Year

Autumn

Spring

SW 400 Social Work Research

3

 

SW 487 Practicum Seminar I

2

 

SW 488 Practicum Seminar II

 

2

SW 489 Field Work Practicum

5

5

Electives

6

9

Total Credits

16

16

 

The University of Montana-Missoula
School of Social Work
Jeannette Rankin Hall 004
32 Campus Drive
Missoula, MT 59812-4680
Phone 406.243.5543 Fax: 406.243.5275
Email: socialwork@umontana.edu

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