Program Requirements and Courses

A Social Work Major and Social Work Minor are available.

 

Spring 2013 Course Schedule

 

The Social Work Major

Requirements for Social Work Major

  • SW 202 - Introduction to Social Work
  • SW 235 - Human Behavior and Social Environment I
  • SW 236 - Human Behavior and Social Environment II
  • SW 331 -Social Work Practice I: Micro Methods
  • SW 332 -Social Work Practice II: Mezzo Methods
  • SW 333 - Social Work Practice III: Macro Methods
  • SW 334 - Social Welfare Policy and Service
  • SW 340 - Working with Diverse Populations
  • SW 430 - Social Work Research Methods
  • SW 486, 487 - Social Work Field Practicum
  • SW 488, 489 - Social Work Practicum Seminar
  • SW 495 - Integrative Seminar
  • SW 497 - Independent Study in Social Work

 

Two of the following courses

  • SW 341 - Sexuality/Intimacy/Relationship
  • SW 342- Leadership Development
  • SW 370- Family Violence and Sexual Abuse Issues

 

Required Supporting Courses

  • BIO 103 or 104 - Introduction to Biology
  • PSYCH 156 - Introduction to Psychology
  • Statistics Course from one of the following:
  • SOC 372
  • MATH 114
  • PSYCH 201

 

The Social Work Minor

The Social Work Minor requires 15 hours of Social Work courses. Notre Dame students are specially invited to apply for the Social Work Minor through the Saint Mary's College-Notre Dame Co-Exchange Program. Holy Cross College students are also specially encouraged to apply for the Social Work Minor through the NICE program.

 

Courses required for the Social Work Minor

Fifteen Credit hours, as follows, for all students except Nursing and Psychology students

  • SW 202 - Introduction to Social Work
  • SW 235 - Human Behavior and Social Environment I
  • SW 340 - Working with Diverse Populations

 

Two of the following courses

  • SW 236 - Human Behavior and Social Environment II
  • SW 334 - Social Welfare Policy and Service
  • SW 341 - Sexuality/Intimacy/Relationship
  • SW 370 - Family Violence and Sexual Abuse Issues

 

The Social Work Minor will include courses for Nursing and Psychology Majors

  • SW 202 - Introduction to Social Work
  • SW 236 - Human Behavior and Social Environment II
  • SW 340 - Working with Diverse Populations

 

Two of the following courses

  • SW 236 - Human Behavior and Social Environment II
  • SW 334 - Social Welfare Policy and Service
  • SW 341 - Sexuality/Intimacy/Relationship
  • SW 370 - Family Violence and Sexual Abuse Issues
  • SW 342 - Intercultural Leadership Development
  • SW 390 - Special Topics Courses