Students will orient their course of study around a concentration, deepening their knowledge in a particular area. Concentrations include:

American Indian and Alaskan Native

Foundation Courses
SWCR 5007Research Methods with Basic Statistics3
SWCR 5011Human Behavior3
SWCR 5012Social, Economic & Political Environment3
SWCR 5015Social Justice and Human Diversity3
SWCR 5038Social Work Practice with Individuals, Families, and Groups3
SWCR 5039Social Work Practice with Organizations and Communities3
SWCR 5040Social Welfare Policies and Services3
Foundation Practicum (4 credits)
SWPR 5006Foundation Practicum, First Semester 3
SWPR 5102Integrative Foundation Field Practicum Seminar1
Concentration Courses
Theory, Problems, and Issues (3 credits)
SWHS 5751American Indian Societies, Values, and Cultures3
Social Policy (3 credits)
SWSP 5749American Indian Social Welfare Policies and Administrative Practices3
Practice Methods (9 credits)
SWDP 4000Social Work & American Indians3
SWCD 5019Community Development with American Indian and Other Indigenous Communities3
SWCD 6025Leadership Development and Evaluation in Indian Country I (FL 1 credit)1
SWCD 6026Leadership Development and Evaluation in Indian Country II (SP 2 credits)2
SWCD 6027Leadership Development and Evaluation In Indian Country III (FL 0 credits)0
SWCD 6028Leadership Development and Evaluation In Indian Country IV (SP 0 credits)0
Concentration Practicum (5 credits)
SWPR 5014Concentration Practicum, First Semester 5
Leadership and Management (3 credits)
Choose three 1-credit L&M courses, or one 3-credit L&M course to meet this requirement.3
Evaluation (3 credits); select one of the following:
SWSP 5842Social Policy Analysis & Evaluation3
or SWSA 5050 Evaluation of Programs and Services
Electives (9 credits)9
Total Units60

Children, Youth and Families

Foundation Courses
SWCR 5007Research Methods with Basic Statistics3
SWCR 5011Human Behavior3
SWCR 5012Social, Economic & Political Environment3
SWCR 5015Social Justice and Human Diversity3
SWCR 5038Social Work Practice with Individuals, Families, and Groups3
SWCR 5039Social Work Practice with Organizations and Communities3
SWCR 5040Social Welfare Policies and Services3
Foundation Practicum (4 credits)
SWPR 5006Foundation Practicum, First Semester 3
SWPR 5102Integrative Foundation Field Practicum Seminar1
Concentration Courses
Theory, Problems, and Issues (3 credits)
SWHS 1011Theoretical & Empirical Bases for Practice with Children, Youth & Families3
Social Policy (3 credits)
SWSP 5771Policy & Services for Children & Youth3
Practice Methods (9 credits)9
Direct Practice Track
Required:
SWSA 5069 Developing Programs in Health & Social Service Settings
Two of the following are required:
SWDP 4010 Social Work Practice in Early Childhood
SWDP 7325 Social Work Practice with Children in Families
SWDP 7326 Social Work Practice with Youth in Families
School Social Work Track
Required:
SWDP 7815Social Work Services in Public School Settings
SWDP 7818Social Work, Education, and the Exceptional Child
One of the following is required:
SWDP 4010Social Work Practice in Early Childhood
SWDP 7325Social Work Practice with Children in Families
SWDP 7326Social Work Practice with Youth in Families
Urban Education Track
Required:
SWDP 7815Social Work in the Public School Setting
One of the following is required:
SWSA 5069Developing Programs In Health and Social Service Settings
or SWCD 5016 Community Development Practice: Basic Concepts & Methods
One of the following is required:
SWDP 7325Social Work Practice with Children in Families
or SWDP 7326 Social Work Practice with Youth in Families
Concentration Practicum (5 credits)
SWPR 5014Concentration Practicum, First Semester 5
Leadership and Management (3 credits)
Choose three 1-credit L&M courses, or one 3-credit L&M course to meet this requirement.3
Evaluation (3 credits)
SWSP 5842Social Policy Analysis & Evaluation3
or SWSA 5050 Evaluation of Programs and Services
Elective (9 credits)9
Total Units60

Health

Foundation Courses
SWCR 5007Research Methods with Basic Statistics3
SWCR 5011Human Behavior3
SWCR 5012Social, Economic & Political Environment3
SWCR 5015Social Justice and Human Diversity3
SWCR 5038Social Work Practice with Individuals, Families, and Groups3
SWCR 5039Social Work Practice with Organizations and Communities3
SWCR 5040Social Welfare Policies and Services3
Foundation Practicum (4 credits)
SWPR 5006Foundation Practicum, First Semester 3
SWPR 5102Integrative Foundation Field Practicum Seminar1
Concentration Courses
Theory, Problems, and Issues (3 credits)
SWHS 3022Health Behavior and Health Promotion3
Social Policy (3 credits)
SWSP 5742Health Administration and Policy3
Practice Methods (9 credits)
SWDP 5453Principles of Clinical Interventions in Health3
SWDP 5702Applied Group Work Practice3
SWDP 9125Social Work Practice and Services in Health Care3
Concentration Practicum (5 credits)
SWPR 5014Concentration Practicum, First Semester 5
Leadership & Management (3 credits)
Choose three 1-credit L&M courses, or one 3-credit L&M course to meet this requirement. 3
Evaluation (3 credits)
SWSP 5842Social Policy Analysis & Evaluation3
or SWSA 5050 Evaluation of Programs and Services
Electives (9 credits) 9
Total Units60

Mental Health

Foundation Courses
SWCR 5007Research Methods with Basic Statistics3
SWCR 5011Human Behavior3
SWCR 5012Social, Economic & Political Environment3
SWCR 5015Social Justice and Human Diversity3
SWCR 5038Social Work Practice with Individuals, Families, and Groups3
SWCR 5039Social Work Practice with Organizations and Communities3
SWCR 5040Social Welfare Policies and Services3
Foundation Practicum (4 credits)
SWPR 5006Foundation Practicum, First Semester 3
SWPR 5102Integrative Foundation Field Practicum Seminar1
Concentration Courses
Theory, Problems, and Issues (3 credits)
SWHS 4011Differential Diagnosis3
Social Policy (3 credits)
SWSP 5012Mental Health Policy3
Practice Methods (9 credits) 9
Clinical Practice Track
Required:
SWDP 6211Treatment of Mental Disorders
SWDP 9453Substance Use Disorders
One of the following is required:
SWDP 5502Applied Behavior Therapy
or SWDP 5505 Interpersonal Psychotherapy
or SWDP 6011 Brief Outcome Therapy
Family Therapy Track
SWDP 7206Contemporary Family Therapy
SWDP 7502Intervention Approaches for Treating Couples
SWDP 9453Substance Use Disorders
Concentration Practicum (5 credits)
SWPR 5014Concentration Practicum, First Semester 5
Leadership and Management (3 credits)
Choose three 1-credit L&M courses, or one 3-credit L&M course to meet this requirement. 3
Evaluation (3 credits)
SWSP 5842Social Policy Analysis & Evaluation3
or SWSA 5050 Evaluation of Programs and Services
Electives (9 credits) 9
Total Units60

Older Adults and Aging

Foundation Courses
SWCR 5007Research Methods with Basic Statistics3
SWCR 5011Human Behavior3
SWCR 5012Social, Economic & Political Environment3
SWCR 5015Social Justice and Human Diversity3
SWCR 5038Social Work Practice with Individuals, Families, and Groups3
SWCR 5039Social Work Practice with Organizations and Communities3
SWCR 5040Social Welfare Policies and Services3
Foundation Practicum (4 credits)
SWPR 5006Foundation Practicum, First Semester3
SWPR 5102Integrative Foundation Field Practicum Seminar1
Concentration Courses
Theory, Problems, and Issues (3 credits)
SWHS 2010Theories and Issues in Aging3
Social Policy (3 credits)
SWSP 5780Social Policy & Aging3
Practice Methods (9 credits)
SWSA 5069Developing Programs In Health and Social Service Settings3
SWDP 7327Aging Network Services3
SWDP 9455Direct Social Work Practice with Older Adults3
Concentration Practicum (5 credits)
SWPR 5014Concentration Practicum, First Semester5
Leadership and Management (3 credits)3
Choose three 1-credit L&M courses, or one 3-credit L&M course to meet this requirement.
Evaluation (3 credits)
One of the following is required:
SWSP 5842Social Policy Analysis & Evaluation3
or SWSA 5050 Evaluation of Programs and Services
Electives (9 credits)9
Total Units60

Social and Economic Development - Domestic

Foundation Courses
SWCR 5007Research Methods with Basic Statistics3
SWCR 5011Human Behavior3
SWCR 5012Social, Economic & Political Environment3
SWCR 5015Social Justice and Human Diversity3
SWCR 5038Social Work Practice with Individuals, Families, and Groups3
SWCR 5039Social Work Practice with Organizations and Communities3
SWCR 5040Social Welfare Policies and Services3
Foundation Practicum (4 credits)
SWPR 5006Foundation Practicum, First Semester 3
SWPR 5102Integrative Foundation Field Practicum Seminar1
Concentration Courses
Theory, Problems, and Issues (3 credits)
SWHS 5013Poverty & Inequality in America3
or SWHS 5079 Community Development and American Cities
Social Policy (3 credits)
SWSP 5861Domestic Social & Economic Development3
Practice Methods (9 credits) 9
Three of the following are required:
SWSP 5830Policy Design Lab
SWSA 5060Social Entrepreneurship
SWCD 5016Community Development Practice: Basic Concepts & Methods
SWCD 5018State Level Lobbying
SWCD 5027Fundamentals of Community Organizing
SWCD 5050Community Based System Dynamics
or SWCD 5660 Designing Sustainable Social Policies & Programs: A System Dynamics Approach
SWCD 5076Social and Economic Development/Redevelopment Part 1
SWCD 5078Developing Sustainable Urban Communities
SWCD 5082Mixed-Income Housing & Community Management: Fundamentals of Property & Resident Services Operations
or SWCD 5083 Mxd Income Hsng: Evaluating & Maximizing Prop Perf & Srvc Del for The Long Term
or SWCD 5084 Mixed Income Housing and Community Management: Financial Management and Sustainability
SWCD 5086Social and Economic Development: East St. Louis Seminar Part 2
Concentration Practicum (5 credits)
SWPR 5014Concentration Practicum, First Semester 5
Leadership and Management (3 credits)
Choose three 1-credit L&M courses, or one 3-credit L&M course to meet this requirement. 3
Evaluation (3 credits)
SWSP 5842Social Policy Analysis & Evaluation3
or SWSA 5050 Evaluation of Programs and Services
Electives (9 credits) 9
Total Units60

Social and Economic Development - International

Foundation Courses
SWCR 5007Research Methods with Basic Statistics3
SWCR 5011Human Behavior3
SWCR 5012Social, Economic & Political Environment3
SWCR 5015Social Justice and Human Diversity3
SWCR 5038Social Work Practice with Individuals, Families, and Groups3
SWCR 5039Social Work Practice with Organizations and Communities3
SWCR 5040Social Welfare Policies and Services3
Foundation Practicum (4 credits)
SWPR 5006Foundation Practicum, First Semester 3
SWPR 5102Integrative Foundation Field Practicum Seminar1
Concentration Courses
Theory, Problems, and Issues (3 credits)
SWHS 5030International Social Development3
Social Policy (3 credits)
SWSP 5862International Social and Economic Development Policy3
Practice Methods (9 credits) 9
SWCD 5056Development Practice in International Settings
Two of the following are required:
SWDP 6215Global Mental Health
SWDP 7821International Child Welfare
SWDP 4100Social Work Practice with Refugees and Immigrants
SWSP 5863Special Topics: Human Rights Policy
SWSA 5069Developing Programs In Health and Social Service Settings
SWCD 5043Special Topics: Global Anti-Poverty Interventions
Concentration Practicum (5 credits)
SWPR 5014Concentration Practicum, First Semester 5
Leadership and Management (3 credits)
Choose three 1-credit L&M courses, or one 3-credit L&M course to meet this requirement. 3
Evaluation (3 credits)
SWSP 5842Social Policy Analysis & Evaluation3
or SWSA 5050 Evaluation of Programs and Services
Electives (9 credits) 9
Total Units60

Violence and Injury Prevention - Adolescents to Young Adults

Foundation Courses
SWCR 5007Research Methods with Basic Statistics3
SWCR 5011Human Behavior3
SWCR 5012Social, Economic & Political Environment3
SWCR 5015Social Justice and Human Diversity3
SWCR 5038Social Work Practice with Individuals, Families, and Groups3
SWCR 5039Social Work Practice with Organizations and Communities3
SWCR 5040Social Welfare Policies and Services3
Foundation Practicum (4 credits)
SWPR 5006Foundation Practicum, First Semester 3
SWPR 5102Integrative Foundation Field Practicum Seminar1
Concentration Courses
Theory, Problems, and Issues (3 credits)
SWHS 1022Intimate Partner Violence: Theories, Problems and Issues3
Social Policy (3 credits)
SWSP 5771Policy & Services for Children & Youth3
or SWSP 5784 Regulating Sex: Historical & Cultural Encounters
Practice Methods (9 credits) 9
SWDP 7325Social Work Practice with Children in Families
or SWDP 5243 Social Work Practice with Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Populations
Two of the following are required:
SWDP 7330Prevention and Promotion to Support Healthy Child Development Among At-Risk Families and Communities
SWDP 5147Core Concepts in Trauma Treatment for Children and Adolescents
SWDP 5154Designing and Implementing Sexual Health Education: Service Learning
SWDP 5157Sex Trafficking
S31 SWDP 5180Criminal Justice Involved Adults
MPH 5325TPS: Child Maltreatment Prevention
Concentration Practicum (5 credits)
SWPR 5014Concentration Practicum, First Semester 5
Leadership and Management (3 credits)
Choose three 1-credit L&M courses, or one 3-credit L&M course to meet this requirement. 3
Evaluation (3 credits)
SWSP 5842Social Policy Analysis & Evaluation3
or SWSA 5050 Evaluation of Programs and Services
Electives (9 credits) 9
Total Units60

Violence and Injury Prevention - American Indian/Alaskan Native

Foundation Courses
SWCR 5007Research Methods with Basic Statistics3
SWCR 5011Human Behavior3
SWCR 5012Social, Economic & Political Environment3
SWCR 5015Social Justice and Human Diversity3
SWCR 5038Social Work Practice with Individuals, Families, and Groups3
SWCR 5039Social Work Practice with Organizations and Communities3
SWCR 5040Social Welfare Policies and Services3
Foundation Practicum (4 credits)
SWPR 5006Foundation Practicum, First Semester 3
SWPR 5102Integrative Foundation Field Practicum Seminar1
Concentration Courses
Theory (3 credits)
SWHS 1022Intimate Partner Violence: Theories, Problems and Issues3
Social Policy (3 credits)
SWSP 5749American Indian Social Welfare Policies and Administrative Practices3
Practice Methods (9 credits) 9
SWDP 4000Social Work & American Indians
Two of the following are required:
SWDP 7330Prevention and Promotion to Support Healthy Child Development Among At-Risk Families and Communities
SWDP 5122Intervention Approaches with Women
SWDP 5147Core Concepts in Trauma Treatment for Children and Adolescents
SWDP 5157Sex Trafficking
MPH 5325TPS: Child Maltreatment Prevention
MPH 5350TPS: Criminal Justice Involved Adults: Practice & Policy Interventions
Concentration Practicum (5 credits)
SWPR 5014Concentration Practicum, First Semester 5
Leadership and Management (3 credits)
Choose three 1-credit L&M courses, or one 3-credit L&M course to meet this requirement. 3
Evaluation (3 credits)
SWSP 5842Social Policy Analysis & Evaluation3
or SWSA 5050 Evaluation of Programs and Services
Electives (9 credits) 9
Total Units60

Violence and Injury Prevention - Women

Foundation Courses
SWCR 5007Research Methods with Basic Statistics3
SWCR 5011Human Behavior3
SWCR 5012Social, Economic & Political Environment3
SWCR 5015Social Justice and Human Diversity3
SWCR 5038Social Work Practice with Individuals, Families, and Groups3
SWCR 5039Social Work Practice with Organizations and Communities3
SWCR 5040Social Welfare Policies and Services3
Foundation Practicum (4 credits)
SWPR 5006Foundation Practicum, First Semester 3
SWPR 5102Integrative Foundation Field Practicum Seminar1
Concentration Courses
Theory, Problems, and Issues (3 credits)
SWHS 1022Intimate Partner Violence: Theories, Problems and Issues3
Social Policy (3 credits)
SWSP 5784Regulating Sex: Historical & Cultural Encounters3
or SWSP 5809 Women's Issues in Social Welfare & Social Work
Practice Methods (9 credits) 9
SWDP 5122Intervention Approaches with Women
or SWDP 5153 Sexual Health Across the Life Course
Two of the following are required:
SWDP 5122Intervention Approaches with Women
SWDP 5153Sexual Health Across the Life Course
SWDP 5154Designing and Implementing Sexual Health Education: Service Learning
SWDP 5157Sex Trafficking
MPH 5350TPS: Criminal Justice Involved Adults: Practice & Policy Interventions
SWCD 5037Domestic Violence and the Law (2 credits; plus a 1-credit skill lab of student's choice)
Concentration Practicum (5 credits)
SWPR 5014Concentration Practicum, First Semester 5
Leadership and Management (3 credits)
Choose three 1-credit L&M courses, or one 3-credit L&M course to meet this requirement. 3
Evaluation (3 credits)
SWSP 5842Social Policy Analysis & Evaluation3
or SWSA 5050 Evaluation of Programs and Services
Electives (9 credits) 9
Total Units60

Violence and Injury Prevention - Young Families and Children

Foundation Courses
SWCR 5007Research Methods with Basic Statistics3
SWCR 5011Human Behavior3
SWCR 5012Social, Economic & Political Environment3
SWCR 5015Social Justice and Human Diversity3
SWCR 5038Social Work Practice with Individuals, Families, and Groups3
SWCR 5039Social Work Practice with Organizations and Communities3
SWCR 5040Social Welfare Policies and Services3
Foundation Practicum (4 credits)
SWPR 5006Foundation Practicum, First Semester 3
SWPR 5102Integrative Foundation Field Practicum Seminar1
Concentration Courses
Theory, Problems, and Issues (3 credits)
SWHS 1022Intimate Partner Violence: Theories, Problems and Issues3
Social Policy (3 credits)
SWSP 5771Policy & Services for Children & Youth3
Practice Methods (9 credits) 9
SWDP 7325Social Work Practice with Children in Families
or SWDP 4010 Social Work Practice in Early Childhood
Two of the following are required:
SWDP 7330Prevention and Promotion to Support Healthy Child Development Among At-Risk Families and Communities
SWDP 7821International Child Welfare
SWDP 5147Core Concepts in Trauma Treatment for Children and Adolescents
MPH 5325TPS: Child Maltreatment Prevention
MPH 5350TPS: Criminal Justice Involved Adults: Practice & Policy Interventions
Concentration Practicum (5 credits)
SWPR 5014Concentration Practicum, First Semester 5
Leadership and Management (3 credits)
Choose three 1-credit L&M courses, or one 3-credit L&M course to meet this requirement. 3
Evaluation (3 credits)
SWSP 5842Social Policy Analysis & Evaluation3
or SWSA 5050 Evaluation of Programs and Services
Electives (9 credits) 9
Total Units60