The 120-credit curriculum provides content in human behavior and the social environment, social welfare policy and services, practice theory and skills, and research. The field education component (450 supervised hours) provides students with a hands-on learning experience in social service agencies throughout New Hampshire. The curriculum integrates content on values and ethics, human diversity, populations-at-risk, and the promotion of social and economic justice. Options are available in aging services, child and family services, health services, mental health services, and social services for Spanish-speaking communities.

SW 4550 - Social Work Seminar
Credits: 3
The Seminar facilitates the integration of the knowledge-skills-and-values-base of the profession gained from the Social Work foundation and helps students make the transition into the profession. Transfer credit cannot be applied to the Seminar. For majors only. To be taken in the senior year. Springs. Prerequisite(s): minimum grade of C in required Social Work (SW) foundation courses (SW 2200, SW 3340, SW 3350, SW 3450, SW 3510, SW 3520, SW 3530, SW 4000); minimum GPA of 2.50 in courses required for the major; permission of Field Education Director and instructor. (WRCO)

*All course information is from the 2016-2017 Catalog.