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Social Work and Political Science (Political Science) SW876

Credits: 3
Prerequisites: Doctoral Standing or permission of instructor
Course Description: This seminar provides a foundation and overview for students interested in understanding the intersection between social work and political science. The readings bring together political science theory and scholarship as they relate to contemporary social work and social welfare issues. Topics, chosen to illustrate the intersection of the two fields and to bring together faculty from both schools, may include poverty, social mobilization, and comparative politics. Beyond the joint Political Science/Social Work students, the course is expected to attract joint Social Work/social science students from other disciplines, as well as graduate students in economics, public policy, sociology, psychology, and other fields. The course will include activities such as guest speakers, work in-progress discussions, readings, and presentations.

Social Work and Psychology SW877

Credits: 3
Prerequisites: Doctoral Standing or permission of instructor
Course Description: This seminar provides a foundation and overview for students interested in understanding the intersection between social work and psychology. The readings bring together psychological theory and scholarship as they relate to contemporary social work and social welfare issues. Topics, chosen to illustrate the intersection of the two fields and to bring together faculty from both schools, may include gerontology, life span development, stereotyping and stigma, and social identity. Beyond the joint Psychology/Social Work students, the course is expected to attract joint Social Work/social science students from other disciplines, as well a graduate students in economics, public policy, sociology, anthropology, and other fields. The course will include activities such as guest speakers, works in-progress discussion, readings, and presentations.

Preparation for Candidacy Evaluation SW900

Credits: 1 - 8
Prerequisites: Doctoral Standing and permission of instructor

Directed Reading in Social Work and Social Science SW971

Credits: 1 - 4
Prerequisites: Doctoral Standing or permission of instructor
Course Description: Provides Doctoral students with intensive individual study under the direction of appropriate Social Work and Social Science faculty members.

Directed Reading in Social Work and Social Science SW972

Credits: 1 - 4
Prerequisites: Doctoral Standing and permission of instructor
Course Description: Provides Doctoral students with intensive individual study under the direction of appropriate Social Work and Social Science faculty members.

Directed Reading in Social Work and Social Science SW973

Credits: 1 - 4
Prerequisites: Doctoral Standing and permission of instructor
Course Description: Provides Doctoral students with intensive individual study under the direction of appropriate Social Work and Social Science faculty members.

Directed Reading in Social Work and Social Science SW974

Credits: 1 - 4
Prerequisites: Doctoral Standing and permission of instructor
Course Description: Provides Doctoral students with intensive individual study under the direction of appropriate Social Work and Social Science faculty members.

Directed Research in Social Work and Social Science SW975

Credits: 1 - 4
Prerequisites: Doctoral Standing and permission of instructor
Course Description: Provides doctoral students with individual research under the direction of appropriate faculty members. Supervised individual or project field research in social settings.

Directed Research in Social Work and Social Science SW976

Credits: 1 - 4
Prerequisites: Doctoral Standing and permission of instructor
Course Description: Provides doctoral students with individual research under the direction of appropriate faculty members. Supervised individual or project field research in social settings.

Directed Research in Social Work and Social Science SW977

Credits: 1 - 4
Prerequisites: Doctoral Standing and permission of instructor
Course Description: Provides doctoral students with individual research under the direction of appropriate faculty members. Supervised individual or project field research in social settings.

Directed Research in Social Work and Social Science SW978

Credits: 1 - 4
Prerequisites: Doctoral Standing and permission of instructor
Course Description: Provides doctoral students with individual research under the direction of appropriate faculty members. Supervised individual or project field research in social settings.

Dissertation-Precandidate SW990

Credits: 1 - 8
Prerequisites: Election for dissertation work by doctoral student not yet admitted as a Candidate.
Course Description: Students enroll in this course, under their social work advisor’s or dissertation chair’s section number, when working on their dissertation proposal.

Dissertation/Candidacy SW995

Credits: 8
Prerequisites: None
Course Description: Students enroll in this course, under their advisor’s or dissertation chair’s section number, when working on their dissertation.

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