S WK-Social Work

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S WK 2113. Introduction to Social Work.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: sophomore or junior standing. Defines the profession of social work and describes its historical development. Provides foundation knowledge in social work values, professional ethics, and the history of social welfare and social services policy in the United States. (F, Sp)

S WK 2223. Statistics for Social Work.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: DMAT 0123, MATH 0123, or satisfactory score on math placement exam. Introduction to statistics and data analysis in social work and the helping professions. Covers descriptive statistics (univariate and bivariate), inferential statistics (estimation and significance tests) and data interpretation (causality and generalizability). (F, Sp, Su) [I-M] .

S WK 2970. Special Topics/Seminar.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. May be repeated; maximum credit nine hours. Special topics or seminar course for content not currently offered in regularly scheduled courses. May include library and/or laboratory research and field projects. (Irreg.)

S WK 3003. Interviewing Skills for Generalist Practice.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: majors only. Introduction to basic interviewing and communication skills utilized in culturally sensitive, generalist social work practice. Emphasis on the development of self-awareness and skill development and on providing both didactic and experiential learning. (F)

S WK 3103. Generalist Practice with Individuals and Families.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: majors only. First of three generalist social work practice courses explicates a generalist perspective that focuses on the knowledge, values, skills, and techniques appropriate for engagement, assessment, intervention and evaluation with individuals and families. (F)

S WK 3113. Generalist Practice with Families and Groups.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: S WK 3103. The second of three generalist social work practice courses; explicates a generalist perspective that focuses on the knowledge, values, skills and techniques appropriate for engagement, assessment, intervention, and evaluation with families and small groups. (Sp)

S WK 3233. Human Behavior: Individuals and Families.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: majors only. Within a social systems framework and bio-psychosocial perspective, students learn empirically based theories which deal with life-span development and family dynamics. This course provides a theoretical foundation for micro-level generalist practice. (F)

S WK 3313. Social Welfare Policy: Analysis and Practice.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: majors only. An undergraduate level historical and descriptive review of federal and state social welfare programming, introduction to social welfare policy analysis, and the role of the social work profession in affecting change in social welfare policy. (Sp)

S WK 3323. Human Diversity and Social Justice.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: majors only. Provides undergraduate students with social work knowledge of human diversity from a social justice perspective. Knowledge of diverse groups' norms/values, differential power, societal oppression, and transactions between and within social groups are emphasized. (F)

S WK 3440. Mentored Research Experience.3 Credit Hours.

0 to 3 hours. Prerequisites: ENGL 1113 or equivalent, and permission of instructor. May be repeated; maximum credit 12 hours. For the inquisitive student to apply the scholarly processes of the discipline to a research or creative project under the mentorship of a faculty member. Student and instructor should complete an Undergraduate Research & Creative Projects (URCP) Mentoring Agreement and file it with the URCP office. Not for honors credit. (F, Sp, Su)

S WK 3960. Honors Reading.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: admission to Honors Program. May be repeated; maximum credit six hours. Will consist of topics designated by the instructor in keeping with the student's major program. The topics will cover materials not usually presented in regular coursework. (F, Sp, Su)

S WK 3970. Honors Seminar.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite; admission to Honors Program. May be repeated; maximum credit six hours. The projects covered will vary. The content will deal with concepts not usually presented in regular coursework. (Irreg.)

S WK 3980. Honors Research.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: admission to Honors Program. May be repeated; maximum credit six hours. Will provide an opportunity for the gifted Honors candidate to work at a special project in the student's field. (F, Sp, Su)

S WK 3990. Independent Study.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: permission of instructor and junior standing. May be repeated once with change of content. Independent study may be arranged to study a subject not available through regular course offerings. (F, Sp, Su)

S WK 4083. Undergraduate Social Work Research Methods I.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: senior standing and S WK 2223 or equivalent. Introduction to the design and implementation of quantitative and qualitative research methods appropriate to social work practice evaluation and program evaluation. (F)

S WK 4093. Undergraduate Social Work Research Methods II.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: S WK 4083. Introduction to applied data analysis methods appropriate to research in social work practice evaluation and human services program evaluation. (Sp)

S WK 4103. Generalist Practice with Organizations and Communities.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: S WK 3113; Majors only. Corequisites: S WK 4311 and S WK 4315. Third of three methods courses in the social work practice sequence using a generalist model focuses on knowledge, values and skills requisite for social work practice with various client systems. Course emphasizes development of knowledge and skills specific for assessment and intervention with organizations and communities. (Sp)

S WK 4163. Child Abuse and Neglect.3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with S WK 5163) Prerequisite: upper-division standing or permission of instructor. Introduction to the field of child abuse and neglect. Examines the history of the field, different forms of abuse and neglect, causative factors, abuse and neglect dynamics, treatment approaches, the social services system, and prevention strategies. No student may earn credit for both 4163 and 5163. (Irreg)

S WK 4170. Special Topics in Social Work and Social Welfare.2-3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with S WK 5170) 2 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: upper-division standing or permission of director. May be repeated with change of content; maximum credit nine hours. Focus is on issues significant to social work or social welfare. No student may earn credit for both 4170 and 5170 on the same topic. (Irreg.)

S WK 4313. Practicum Seminar I.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: senior standing, majors only; corequisite: 4315. The integration of classroom course content with the learning of practice skills in the field setting. (F, Sp, Su)

S WK 4315. Practicum I.5 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: majors only, senior standing; corequisite: S WK 4313. A structured, educationally directed experience in social work practice, provided under the supervision of a qualified social worker as practicum instructor. (F, Sp, Su)

S WK 4323. Practicum Seminar II.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: Social Work BASW majors only; S WK 4313; senior standing; corequisite: S WK 4325. This is the Capstone course for the BASW. The purpose of this course is for students to demonstrate application of major social work content including social work research, social welfare policy, human behavior in the social environment, human diversity, and social work practice in the context of a field practicum setting. (F, Sp, Su)

S WK 4325. Practicum II.5 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: S WK 4315 and S WK 4313; majors only; senior standing; permission of instructor; corequisite: S WK 4323. A continuation of the educational experience in S WK 4315. In combination with Practicum Seminar II (S WK 4323), this course comprises the General Education capstone experience in social work. (F, Sp, Su) [V].

S WK 4960. Directed Readings.1-4 Credit Hours.

1 to 4 hours. Prerequisite: good standing in University; permission of instructor and dean. May be repeated; maximum credit four hours. Designed for upper-division students who need opportunity to study a specific problem in greater depth than formal course content permits. (Irreg.)

S WK 4970. Special Topics/Seminar.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: Senior standing or permission of instructor. May be repeated; maximum credit nine hours. Special topics or seminar course for content not currently offered in regularly scheduled courses. May include library and/or laboratory research and field projects. (Irreg.)

S WK 4990. Independent Study.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: three courses in general area to be covered; permission of instructor and undergraduate program coordinator. May be repeated; maximum credit six hours. Contracted independent study for topic not currently offered in regularly scheduled courses. Independent study may include library and/or laboratory research and field practicum projects. (F, Sp, Su)

S WK 5013. Advanced Standing Seminar.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: admission to advanced standing status. A seminar course designed to enhance the preparation of advanced standing students for master's level study in Social Work. Foundation content in human behavior, practice, policy, research, and diversity and ethics are overviewed. Individualized student professional development is emphasized. (Su)

S WK 5083. Social Work Research Methods.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing in Social Work and an introductory course in statistics. Introduction to the design and implementation of quantitative and qualitative research methods used to evaluate the effectiveness of social work practice and policies. (F)

S WK 5093. Social Work Research Methods II.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing in Social Work and S WK 5083. Introduction to applied data analysis methods appropriate to research in social work practice evaluation and human services program evaluation. (Sp)

S WK 5103. Generalist Practice with Individuals, Families, and Treatment Groups.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing in Social Work. One of two generalist social work practice courses; explicates a generalist perspective that focuses on the knowledge, values, skills, and techniques appropriate for engagement, assessment, intervention and evaluation with individuals, families, and treatment groups. (F, Sp)

S WK 5113. Generalist Practice with Groups, Organizations, and Communities.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing in Social Work. Second of two required foundation-year method courses in the generalist social work practice. Continuation of the exploration of the generalist perspective focusing on the knowledge, values, skills, and techniques appropriate to assessment and interventions with groups, organizations, and communities. (F, Sp)

S WK 5123. Genomics in Social Work Practice.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing in social work or permission of instructor. Examines current knowledge of the contributions of genetic and environmental factors as determinants of health and behavior and the impact of genetically influenced diseases on individuals and their family. Genomics and policy implications for public health and ethical consideration will be explored. (Irreg.)

S WK 5133. Social Work and Health Care.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing or permission of instructor. Designed to expose graduate level social work students to a broad range of theories, models and practices related to the provision of social work in a variety of micro-, mezzo- and macro-practice settings within the healthcare arena. The current models of social work direct practice as part of an interdisciplinary team are examined. Public and community health models of services and intervention supporting macro change efforts to improve health are explored. Information from current expanding knowledge regarding determinants of health and behavior are introduced, as well as the ongoing public policy discussions regarding access to care and quality of care. (Irreg.)

S WK 5153. Seminar on Community Health.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing in social work or permission of instructor. This is an intensive course that immerses students within the OU-Tulsa School of Community Medicine Summer Institute. A variety of experiential learning methods are combined into an interdisciplinary setting. Full participation in the Summer Institute is required in addition to specific assignments relevant to social work. (Irreg.)

S WK 5163. Child Abuse and Neglect.3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with S WK 4163) Prerequisite: graduate standing or permission of instructor. Introduction to the field of child abuse and neglect. Examines the history of the field, different forms of abuse and neglect, causative factors, abuse and neglect dynamics, treatment approaches, the social services system, and prevention strategies. No student may earn credit for both 4163 and 5163. (Irreg.)

S WK 5170. Special Topics in Social Work and Social Welfare.2-3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with S WK 4170) 2 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: graduate standing or permission of instructor. May be repeated with change of content; maximum credit 12 hours. Focus is on issues significant to social work or social welfare. No student may earn credit for both 4170 and 5170 on the same topic. (Irreg.)

S WK 5173. Social Gerontology.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing or permission of instructor. This course overviews the sociological aspects of aging. It examines the institutions of society that affect the older population and that are affected by them. (Irreg.)

S WK 5193. Social Work Practice in Aging.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing or permission of instructor. Practice issues in the care, treatment and delivery of social and health care services to elders. (Irreg.)

S WK 5203. Social Work and the Law.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing or permission of instructor. Examines law and the legal system. Special attention is given to legal issues impacting social service programs, clients, and the profession of social work. (Irreg.)

S WK 5213. Infant Mental Health.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing in social work or permission of instructor. This course provides an overview of clinical and policy information necessary to effectively assess, and provide treatment for children ages 1 - 5 years and their families. (Irreg.)

S WK 5233. Human Behavior: Individuals, Families, and Treatment Groups.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing in Social Work. Within a social systems framework and biopsychosocial perspective, students learn empirically based theories which deal with life-span development and family behavior. This course provides a theoretical foundation for micro- and mezzo- level generalist practice. (F)

S WK 5243. Human Behavior II: Groups, Organizations and Communities.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing in Social Work and S WK 5233. Building on the theoretical content in S WK 5233, students learn theories related to group, organization, and community dynamics and behavior. Special attention is given to establishing theoretical foundations for the assessment of mezzo and macro level systems. (Sp)

S WK 5253. Alcohol and Other Drugs.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing in Social Work or permission of instructor. Integrated focus on the action of drugs and the consequences of AOD use, abuse, and addiction. Historical and current policies as well as issues are also examined. Attention is given to diverse populations, research findings and theoretical perspectives. (Irreg.)

S WK 5263. Biopsychosocial Aspects of Health and Behavior.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing or permission of instructor. The primary focus of this course is on enhancing knowledge and understanding of biological determinants of health and behavior as they interact with the environmental dimensions of health and behavior. These issues will be discussed in relation to the individual, and family, as well as ethical and policy and program implications. (Irreg.)

S WK 5273. School Social Work.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing in social work or permission of instructor. Designed to help prepare students for social work practice in school settings. It covers a range of practice and policy issues along with the multiplicity of school social worker roles and responsibilities. Currently offered as an internet course. (Irreg.)

S WK 5283. Tribal-U.S.Child/Family Welfare Policy and Practice.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing. Examines and critically analyzes the policies, regulations, and organizational change issues that aim to improve the lives of children, youth, and families from tribal and United States backgrounds. The contexts, forces, and ideologies that produce the often-changing goals and methods of agencies serving children and their families at a tribal, state, and national levels will be examined. Emphasis will be placed on current opportunities and dilemmas facing Indian child welfare programs and public and private child welfare agencies. Using social and behavioral science research and information related to diversity and social justice, critical frameworks for assessing and analyzing child welfare policies, service systems, and organizational structures will be developed. It is highly recommended that S WK 5293: Social Work with American Indians be taken prior to this course. (Irreg.)

S WK 5293. Direct Practice with Diverse Students, Disabilities, & Transition.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: S WK 5103 or EDSP 5093 or permission of instructor; Social Work or Educational Psychology graduate students only. An overview of the theory and skills needed to work with diverse students including students with disabilities as they prepare to transition from school to adult life. Focuses on the knowledge, values, skills, and techniques appropriate for engagement, assessment, intervention and evaluation with diverse students preparing for transition. (Su)

S WK 5303. American Indian Behavioral Health.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing. Provides the knowledge, skills, and self-awareness necessary for culturally relevant behavioral health services to tribal populations located in the United States. Knowledge will encompass traditional tribal conceptualizations of mental health and the impact of colonization. Indigenous and Western theories will frame the development of skills for mental health and substance abuse assessment, interventions, and prevention with individuals, families, and communities with a particular focus on tribal youth. It is highly recommended that S WK 5293: Social Work with American Indians be taken prior to this course. (Irreg.)

S WK 5313. Policy Practice in Social Work: Analysis and Advocacy.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing in Social Work. A historical and descriptive review of federal and state social welfare programming, an introduction to practice skills of policy analysis, and advocacy in affecting development, change, or implementation of social welfare policy. (F, Sp)

S WK 5333. Human Diversity and Societal Oppression.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing in Social Work. Provides graduate students with social work knowledge of human diversity from a social justice perspective. Knowledge of diverse groups' norms/values, differential power, societal oppression, and transactions between and within social groups is emphasized. (F)

S WK 5343. Social Work with American Indians.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing in Social Work, Native American Studies or junior/senior undergraduate standing in Social Work or Native American Studies. An introduction to issues influencing social work among American Indians. Knowledge of tribal culture, historical and contemporary oppression, sovereign status, and current service contexts will be framed against the strengths and empowerment perspectives. The skills and values unique to social work with American Indians will be developed to form the essential foundation for effective practice across the individual, family, clan, community, and tribal nation. (Irreg.)

S WK 5353. International Child Welfare.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing. Comparative study of child welfare policies and practices in Israel and the United States through study abroad. Content areas include international and comparative frameworks in policy and practice analyses, child welfare practices in the United States and Israel, governmental and not-for-profit sectors for the protection of children and their families, cross-cultural learning exchanges with social work students and social workers in Israel and the United States. (Su)

S WK 5363. Health & Social Work.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing or special permission for undergrads. Designed to develop practice-based knowledge of social work in health care settings, medical terminology, health care provisions, interdisciplinary teams, and insurance issues; the effects of illness and disease on the patient and families, the importance of patient rights and the intersection of culture, gender, age, class, and sexual orientation, on the interactions between the patient, healthcare system and professionals. (Irreg.)

S WK 5373. Theory, Practice, and Evaluation with Individuals.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing in Social Work. This course provides the theoretical background, practice skills, and research experience necessary for generalist social work practice and evaluation at the individual level. The generalist intervention model is the foundation for teaching the knowledge, values, skills, cognitive, and affective processes necessary for engagement, assessment, intervention, and evaluation with individuals. (F, Sp)

S WK 5383. Theory, Practice, and Evaluation with Families and Groups.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing in Social Work. This course addresses foundation-level components of theory, practice, and evaluation related to generalist social work practice with families and groups. Students learn key explanatory theories about how families and groups operate, and are introduced to generalist practice models for practice with these client types. Students also learn about how to effectively evaluate practice with families and groups. (F, Sp)

S WK 5393. Theory, Practice, and Evaluation with Communities and Organizations.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing in Social Work. Exploration of the generalist perspective focusing on the knowledge, values, skills, and techniques appropriate to assessment and interventions with organizations and communities. (F, Sp)

S WK 5403. Professional Social Work.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing in Social Work. This course is an overview of social work as a profession, including central concepts and theories, values, ethics, and career pathways. The profession's historical development is included along with a focus on poverty and economic disparity, human rights and social justice, and human diversity. It provides an introduction to the generalist practice model across system levels.

S WK 5413. Social Work Practicum I.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing in Social Work; 5103 or concurrent enrollment; permission of practicum coordinator. Professionally supervised foundation year practicum placement in an area social service agency. (F, Sp, Su)

S WK 5423. Social Work Practicum II.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing in Social Work; S WK 5113 or concurrent enrollment; S WK 5413 or concurrent enrollment. A professionally supervised practicum placement in an area social service agency; continuation of S WK 5413. (F, Sp, Su)

S WK 5433. Human Lifespan Development.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing in Social Work. Within a social systems framework and biopsychosocial perspective, students learn empirically-based theories that deal with lifespan development and family theory. This course provides an introduction to small group dynamics and development as well as a theoretical foundation for micro and mezzo level generalist practice. (F, Sp)

S WK 5503. Advanced Direct Practice with Populations at Risk.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing in Social Work; concentration in Direct Practice; S WK 5013 or S WK 5313; or permission of instructor. Critical analysis of traditional and emerging social work practice approaches as well as advanced interviewing and assessment skills and techniques. Specific attention on the application of practice models in complex situations, particularly those involving populations at risk and diverse clients, behaviors, strengths, needs and values. (F)

S WK 5553. Human Services Administration.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing in Social Work; concentration in Administration and Community Practice; S WK 5013 or S WK 5313; or permission of instructor. First in a sequence of two advanced practice seminars in the school's administration and community practice concentration. Course content is based on a social systems model. Primary attention is given to the roles of administrator and planner in social work/social welfare settings. (F)

S WK 5613. Advanced Group Work.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing in Social Work; concentration in Direct Practice; S WK 5013 or S WK 5313; or permission of instructor. Advanced social group work practice using a social systems perspective to enhance well-being in the group context. (F, Sp)

S WK 5623. Advanced Social Work Practice with Families.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing in Social Work; concentration in Direct Practice; S WK 5013 or S WK 5313; or permission of instructor. Provides an integrated learning experience in the theory and practice of social work with families. An overview of theories of family functioning and contemporary approaches to family-oriented practice which provides a systemic base for understanding and utilizing the helping process with special attention given to the design and implementation of practice evaluation. (F)

S WK 5633. Resource Development.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing in Social Work; concentration in Administration and Community Practice; S WK 5013 or S WK 5313; or permission of instructor. Enables students to obtain skills in planning and program implementation through development of funding proposals. (F)

S WK 5713. Adult Psychopathology.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing or permission of instructor. The study of adult psychopathology based on the current diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders. Several diagnostic categories will be addressed from a biopsychosocial perspective, emphasizing the theoretical foundation for these mental illnesses. (Irreg.)

S WK 5733. Mental Health Assessment and Diagnosis.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing in social work or permission of instructor. Designed to assist the student in understanding and using the prevailing psychiatric taxonomic system, the diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (DSM-IV-TR). Prepares students to function in clinical settings where familiarity with the DSM-IV-TR criteria and the multi-axial diagnostic framework is fundamental knowledge. Additionally, students will examine the benefits and risks of this psychiatric taxonomy in relationship to diversity, culture, prevention, treatment, and recovery from a mental illness. Therapeutic interventions including psychopharmacological strategies will be critically examined. Currently offered as an internet course. (Irreg.)

S WK 5753. Child and Adolescent Psychopathology: Assessment and Treatment.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing in social work or permission of instructor. Provides an overview of clinical information necessary to effectively assess, diagnose and provide social work treatment for children and adolescents in need of mental health services. Currently offered as an internet course. (Irreg.)

S WK 5763. Community Organizing and Development.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing in Social Work; concentration in Administration and Community Practice; S WK 5013 or S WK 5313; or permission of instructor. Within this framework, several concepts, theories and approaches to practice are examined. Special attention is given to social problem identification, assessment, funding advocacy and related matters. (Sp)

S WK 5816. Practicum III - Direct Practice.6 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing in Social Work; concentration in Direct Practice; S WK 5503 and S WK 5613 OR S WK 5623; permission of Field Education Coordinator. Students must resolve any grades of Incomplete prior to enrollment. May be repeated; maximum credit 12 hours. Direct Practice Concentration-focused candidacy year professionally supervised practicum placement in an area social service agency. Part I of II. (F, Sp)

S WK 5826. Practicum IV - Direct Practice.6 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing in Social Work; concentration in Direct Practice; S WK 5503 and S WK 5613 OR S WK 5623; permission of Field Education Coordinator; successful completion or good standing enrollment in S WK 5816. May be repeated; maximum credit 12 hours. Direct Practice Concentration-focused candidacy year professionally-supervised practicum placement in an area social service agency. Part II of II. (Sp, Su)

S WK 5836. Practicum III - Administration & Community Practice.6 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing in Social Work; permission of Field Education Coordinator; S WK 5553 or concurrent enrollment; S WK 5633 or concurrent enrollment. May be repeated; maximum credit 12 hours. Administration and Community Practice concentration- focused candidacy year professionally supervised practicum placement in an area social service agency. Part I of II. (F)

S WK 5846. Practicum IV - Administration & Community Practice.6 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing in Social Work; permission of Field Education Coordinator; successful completion of SWK 5836; S WK 5763 or concurrent enrollment, S WK 5983 or concurrent enrollment. Students must resolve any grades of Incomplete prior to enrollment. May be repeated; maximum credit 12 hours. Administration & Community Practice Concentration-focused candidacy year professionally supervised practicum placement in an area social service agency. Part II of II. (Sp)

S WK 5960. Directed Readings.1-4 Credit Hours.

1 to 4 hours. Prerequisite: graduate standing in Social Work and permission of the department. Directed readings and/or literature reviews under the direction of a faculty member. May be repeated; maximum credit six hours. (F, Sp, Su)

S WK 5970. Special Topics/Seminar.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: Graduate standing or permission of instructor. May be repeated; maximum credit nine hours. Special topics or seminar course for content not currently offered in regularly scheduled courses. May include library and/or laboratory research and field projects. (Irreg.)

S WK 5973. Advanced Integrative Seminar for Direct Social Work Practice.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing in Social Work and S WK 5503. Seminar enables students to integrate learning experiences in direct practice through case-based learning. (Sp)

S WK 5980. Research for Master's Thesis.2-6 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Research for Master's thesis. Variable enrollment, two to six hours; maximum credit applicable toward degree: six hours. (F, Sp, Su)

S WK 5983. Program Monitoring and Evaluation.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing in Social Work and S WK 5553. Seminar enables students to integrate learning experiences in the administration and community practice concentration through monitoring and evaluation. (Sp)

S WK 5990. Independent Study.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and permission of instructor. May be repeated; maximum credit nine hours. Contracted independent study for a topic not currently offered in regularly scheduled courses. Independent study may include library and/or laboratory research and field projects. (Irreg.)