Training under a professional social worker in a public or private
welfare or correction agency. Credit is earned at the rate of one
quarter hour for three hours of field practicum per week approved by
the supervisor and instructor. Written reports and evaluations are
included. Placement may be taken in one quarter (block placement) or
concurrently with course work over two or three consecutive quarters.
Applications for placement must be submitted to the Practicum
Coordinator at least one quarter prior to the placement itself.
Instruction is offered at various locations in such fields as medical
social work, school social work, secondary school residence
counseling, criminal justice, child and protective services, and
community organization. Includes required weekly integrative seminar.
Prerequisites: SOCI 204; SOWK 264, 266, 350, 371, 372, and
permission of instructor. Corequisite or prerequisite: SOWK 373.
Fourteen quarter hours are required for a social work major.