Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2019 - 2020 
    Nov 29, 2022  
Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2019 - 2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SW 493 - Integrative Field Seminar and Thesis I

Credits 3
Students simultaneously engage in field experience, social science research and an integrative seminar. Field instruction is the culmination of the student's social work education. Each student is placed in an agency mutually agree upon by the student, field liaison and field agency. The student works in the agency as a social work intern for 18 hours a week under the supervision of a Master's level social worker. The seminar integrates specialized summative assignments with the students' practice in the field. Professional competency is deepened by means of videos, lecture and discussion. Students learn to organize and manage workload, conduct themselves professionally, deal with stress and refine career goals. A personal learning contract, along with an agency presentation is developed. Students engage in actual research in a real world setting. Having completed their research proposal in SW-462, students learn to complete their research project and write their senior thesis. Students learn to conduct qualitative and quantitative research projects.
Degree completion only. May not be audited.