Sep 23, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog
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SOCW 4120 - Field Education I


(5) Credit Hours

This is the first course of the two part Field Education experience. The course provides an extensive opportunity for students to apply practice theory to develop skills for generalist social work practice. Through active participation in the social service delivery system, the student becomes familiar with agency structures, functions, and programs. A minimum of 40 clock hours will be spent working in an agency for each of the five hours of course work resulting in 200 total clock hours each semester. Students are required to complete a minimum of 15 hours per week in the agency setting. Students will also develop a comprehensive field learning contract and evaluation binder documenting how they demonstrated successful application of social work competences and practice behaviors. Prerequisites: SOCW 3070 , SOCW 3420 , SOCW 3760  and SOCW 4080 .  Students will complete SOCW 4080  with a grade of “B” or higher; a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA and a minimum 2.50 major GPA; or department head approval. 



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