Are You Ready for Field

You are ready for Field when all of the following is completed:

BSW Students

If in doubt, check your degree plan to ensure you are following the courses determined for you.

The following prerequisite courses are completed and passed with a C or better:

  • SOCW 2302: Lifespan Development
  • SOCW 3301: Human Behavior Theories
  • SOCW 3303: Social Welfare Policy
  • SOCW 3305: Practice I
  • SOCW 3308: Research Methods
  • SOCW 3309: Practice II
  • and 2 Social Work Electives

Your GPA is a 2.5 or better

Once you have completed the prerequisites and your GPA is a 2.5 or better, the field courses that you register for are as follows:

Split Field Placement (you will complete a minimum of 480 hours over 2 consecutive semesters) register for:

  • Semester I: 4951-Split Field I
  • Semester II: 4952-Split Field II

Block Field Placement (you will complete a minimum of 480 hours in 1 semester) register for:

  • 4955-Block Field I

    &

  • 4956-Block Field II

Foundation MSW Students

If in doubt, check your degree plan to ensure you are following the courses determined for you.

The following prerequisite courses are completed and passed with a C or better:

  • SOCW 5301: Human Behavior in the Social Environment
  • SOCW 5304: Generalist Micro Practice
  • SOCW 5306: Generalist Macro Practice

Your GPA is a 3.0 or better

Once you have completed the prerequisites and your GPA is a 3.0 or better, the field courses that you register for are as follows:

Split Field Placement (you will complete a minimum of 480 hours over 2 consecutive semesters) register for:

  • Semester I: 5681-Split Field I
  • Semester II: 5281-Split Field II

Block Field Placement (you will complete a minimum of 480 hours in 1 semester) register for:

  • 5685-Block Field I

    &

  • 5285-Block Field II

Advanced MSW Students

If in doubt, check your degree plan to ensure you are following the courses determined for you.

The following prerequisite courses are completed and passed with a C or better:

  • CAP
    • SOCW 5312: Community and Administrative Practice
  • Children & Families
    • SOCW 5311: Advanced Micro Practice
    • SOCW 5362: Direct Practice with Children and Families
  • Aging
    • SOCW 5311: Advanced Micro Practice
    • SOCW 5332: Direct Practice with Aging
  • Health
    • SOCW 5311: Advanced Micro Practice
    • SOCW 5342: Direct Practice with Health Care
  • Mental Health/Substance Abuse
    • SOCW 5311: Advanced Micro Practice
    • SOCW 5352: Direct Practice in Mental Health

Your GPA is a 3.0 or better

Once you have completed the prerequisites and your GPA is a 3.0 or better, the field courses that you register for are as follows:

Split Field Placement (you will complete a minimum of 480 hours over 2 consecutive semesters) register for:

  • Semester I: 5482-Split Field I
  • Semester II: 5483-Split Field II

Block Field Placement (you will complete a minimum of 480 hours in 1 semester) register for:

  • 5485-Block Field I

    &

  • 5486-Block Field II