undergraduate courses

Course
Title
Units
GeneralStudies
SWU 171 Introduction to Social Work
Descriptive and historical perspectives of social problems, social justice issues and society's response to them.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Lecture
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
3
SB & H 
SWU 180 Introduction to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Studies
A historical, socio-cultural introduction to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, and intersexed communities and their resilience to challenges and barriers.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Lecture
Grading method: Standard Grading
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Credit is allowed for only SWU 180 or 194 (Introduction to LGBT Studies)
3
SB & C 
SWU 181 Economics: A Social Issues Perspective
Introduces economic principles through the lens of contemporary social issues for social work and related fields.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Lecture
Grading method: Standard Grading
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Credit is allowed for only SWU 181 or 194 (Economic and Social Issues in Perspective)
3
SWU 182 Social Services Perspective of Government
Explores levels of government and policy practice in advancing social and economic justice and effective social services within the Southwest.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Lecture
Grading method: Standard Grading
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Credit is allowed for only SWU 182 or 194 (AZ/National Government: Social Work Perspective)
3
SB 
SWU 183 Introductory Ethics: A Social Issues Perspectives
Introductory exploration of ethics from a historical and multicultural perspective viewed through the lens of contemporary social issues.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Lecture
Grading method: Standard Grading
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Credit is allowed for only SWU 183 or 194 (Intro Ethics: Social Issues Perspective)
3
SWU 194 Special Topics
Covers topics of immediate or special interest to a faculty member and students.

Allow multiple enrollments: Yes
Repeatable for credit: Yes
     Primary course component: Lecture
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
1-4
SWU 250 Stress Management Tools
Helps students develop an understanding and behaviors to create a healthy balance in their lives by studying the bio/psycho/social aspects of wellness.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Lecture
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
3
SB 
SWU 291 Social Service Delivery Systems
Federal, state, private not-for-profit and for-profit social service delivery system's purpose, structure, and professional roles. Includes 40 volunteer hours.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Lecture
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisites: PSY 100, PSY 101, SOC 101 or SOC 301; Pre/Co-requisites: SWU 171 with a C or better if completed
3
SWU 294 Special Topics
Covers topics of immediate or special interest to a faculty member and students.

Allow multiple enrollments: Yes
Repeatable for credit: Yes
     Primary course component: Lecture
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
1-4
SB 
SWU 295 Foundations of Social Work Practice
Theoretical foundation and skill base for effective culturally competent communication and interviewing with individuals, families, small groups, and larger systems.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Lecture
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisites: PSY 101, SOC 101 or SOC 301; Pre/Co-requisites: SWU171 or 271 and SWU 291 with a C or better if completed
3
SB & C 
SWU 302 Human Biology for Social Workers
Overview of human anatomy and physiology, and the reciprocal relationship between physical and social environments. May be repeated for credit.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Lecture
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
3
SWU 303 Micro Human Behavior and the Social Environment
Human behavior in the social environment throughout the life cycle, analyzing theories of human development within an integrative multidimensional framework.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Lecture
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisites: PSY 101 (PGS 100, PGS 101), SOC 101 or SOC 301; Pre or Co-requisites: SWU 171, SWU 291 and SWU 295 (with C or better if completed)
3
L or SB 
SWU 306 Ethics in Social Services
Focuses on following the NASW Code of Ethics in making ethical decisions in social service settings.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Lecture
Grading method: Standard Grading
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Prerequisite(s): ENG 102 or 105 or 108 with C or better; PHI 101 or 105 or 306 or SWU 183; SWU 291; lower-division (L) course
3
L 
SWU 310 Social Work Practice I
Introduces social work methods, emphasizing the following skills: relationship development, cross-cultural interviewing, communication patterns, and case-recording.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Lecture
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisites: SWU 171 or SWU 271 with C or better; SWU 291 with C or better; SWU 295 with C or better; Pre or Co-requisite: SWU 303 (with C or better if completed)
3
SWU 311 Integrative Social Work Practice
Social work practice skills emphasizing cross-cultural interviewing, assessment and professional recording.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Lecture
Grading method: Standard Grading
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Prerequisite(s): SWU 171; SWU 291; SWU 295; Corequisite(s): SWU 312; Pre- or corequisite(s): SWU 306
3
SWU 312 Integrative Social Work Practice Skills
Applies social work content from SWU 311 focusing on practice skills and professional behavior.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Lecture
Grading method: Standard Grading
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Prerequisite(s): SWU 171; SWU 291; SWU 295; Corequisite(s): SWU 311; Pre- or corequisite(s): SWU 306
3
SWU 320 Research Methods in Social Work
Applies scientific principles to field practice, problem formulation, intervention procedures, and impact assessment in social work.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Lecture
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre/Co-requisite: SWU 310 with C or better if completed
3
SWU 321 Statistics for Social Workers
Teaches social work students how to use and interpret descriptive and inferential statistics in social work practice. May be repeated for credit.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Lecture
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisites: MAT 142 or an MA general studies course
3
CS 
SWU 332 Social Policy and Services
Contemporary social, political, and economic issues. Special emphasis on poverty and inequality in the Southwest. Analysis and development of social welfare policies and programs.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Lecture
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Prerequisite(s): ECN 211 or PAF 201 or SWU 181; SWU 310 with C or better
3
SWU 340 Macro Human Behavior and the Social Environment
Human behavior in the social environment, focusing on groups, organizations and communities and examining theoretical perspectives in a macro context

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Lecture
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisite: SWU 303 (SWU 301) with C or better; Pre/Co-requisite: SWU 310 with C or better if completed
3
SB 
SWU 374 Diversity and Oppression in a Social Work Context
Issues of social inequality related to race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, and disability. Emphasizes populations of the Southwest.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Lecture
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre/Co-requisite: SWU 310 with C or better if completed
3
C 
SWU 394 Special Topics
Covers topics of immediate or special interest to a faculty member and students.

Allow multiple enrollments: Yes
Repeatable for credit: Yes
     Primary course component: Lecture
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisite: Master of Social Work student
1-4
SWU 410 Social Work Practice II
Knowledge and skills in social work practice with individuals and families.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Lecture
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Prerequisite(s): SWU 310 with C or better; PHI 101 (or PHI 105, 306 or SWU 183); BSW Social Work major. Corequisite(s): SWU 412, 413
3
SWU 411 Social Work Practice III
Knowledge and skills in social work practice with groups, communities, and organizations.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Lecture
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisites: SWU 410, 412, or 413 with C or better or Co-requisites: Social Work student with SWU 414; SWU 415
3
SWU 412 Field Instruction I
16 hours a week of supervised practice in an approved placement. "Y/E" grade only.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Practicum
Grading method: Y Grading Basis
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisites: Social Work student; SWU 310 with C or better; Co-requisite: SWU 410; SWU 413
3
SWU 413 Field Instruction Seminar
Field-focused seminar, including practice evaluation.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Seminar
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisites: Social Work student; SWU 310 with C or better; Co-requisite: SWU 410; SWU 412
3
SWU 414 Field Instruction II
16 hours a week of supervised practice in an approved placement. Y/E grade only.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Practicum
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisites: Social Work student; SWU 410, SWU 412 or SWU 413 with C or better Co-requisites: SWU 411 and SWU 415
3
SWU 415 Integrative Field Seminar
Field-focused seminar to help students integrate practice and theory.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Seminar
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Prerequisite(s): Social Work student; SWU 410, SWU 412 or SWU 413 with C or better; Corequisite(s): SWU 411 and SWU 414
3
SWU 432 Social Policy and Services
Contemporary social, political, and economic issues. Special emphasis on poverty and inequality in the Southwest. Analysis and development of social welfare policies and programs.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Lecture
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Prerequisite(s): ECN 211 (or SWU 181); POS 110 (or POS 310 or SWU 182); SWU 310 with C or better; Social Work major. Corequisite(s): SWU 410, 412, 413
3
SWU 442 Introduction to Practice with Children and Families in Child Welfare
Focuses on the characteristics, strengths, and service needs of families and children in the Child Welfare System.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Lecture
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisite: Social Work student; SWU 410 with C or better; SWU 412 with C or better; SWU 413 with C or better
3
SWU 456 Immigrants and Refugees
Provides basic conceptual approach to understanding immigrant and refugee issues and how these factors influence social work practice with immigrant and refugee populations.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Seminar
Grading method: Standard Grading
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisite: Junior standing; Credit is allowed for only SWU 456, 498 (Immigrants & Refugees) or 556
3
C 
SWU 458 Behavioral Health Services
Behavioral health conditions; their impact on the individual, family and community; and historical and contemporary service models.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Seminar
Grading method: Standard Grading
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisite: Junior standing; Credit is allowed for only SWU 458, 498 (Behavioral Health Services) or 558
3
SWU 459 Spirituality and the Helping Professions
Provides a framework for spiritually and culturally competent practice with diverse populations.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Seminar
Grading method: Standard Grading
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisite: Junior standing; Credit is allowed for only SWU 459, 494 (Spirituality and the Helping Professions), 498 (Spirituality & Helping Profession) or 559
3
SWU 460 Legal Issues in Social Work
How the law relates to social work practice, administration and policy.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Seminar
Grading method: Standard Grading
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisite: Junior standing; Credit is allowed for only SWU 460, 498 (Legal Issues in Social Work) or 560
3
SWU 461 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Issues
Historical, socio-cultural introduction to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities and their resilience to challenges and barriers.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Seminar
Grading method: Standard Grading
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisite: Junior standing; Credit is allowed for only SWU 461, 498 (Lesbian/Gay Issues) or 561
3
C 
SWU 462 Global Social Welfare
Analyzes social work's response to international social issues and human need from the perspectives of globalization, development and human rights.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Seminar
Grading method: Standard Grading
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Prerequisite(s): junior standing; Credit is allowed for only SWG 562 or SWU 462 or SWU 498 (International Social Work)
3
SWU 474 Ethnic/Cultural Variables in Social Work
Basic conceptual approach to understanding ethnic and cultural variables of southwestern ethnic minorities and how these factors influence social work practice.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Lecture
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisite: SWU 310 with C or better
3
C 
SWU 488 Advocacy Strategies
Comprehensive advocacy approach that spans administrative, legislative and community strategies.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Seminar
Grading method: Standard Grading
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Prerequisite(s): SWU 320; SWU 332; SWU 340; SWU 374; senior standing
3
SWU 492 Honors Directed Study
Independent study in which a student, under the supervision of a faculty member, conducts research or creative work that is expected to lead to an undergraduate honors thesis or creative project.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: Yes
     Primary course component: Research
Grading method: Standard Grading with Z Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Prerequisite(s): Barrett Honors student
1-6
SWU 493 Honors Thesis
Supervised research or creative activity focused on preparation and completion of an undergraduate honors thesis or creative project.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Individualized Instruction
Grading method: Standard Grading with Z Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisite: Barrett Honors student
1-6
L 
SWU 494 Special Topics
Covers topics of immediate or special interest to a faculty member and students.

Allow multiple enrollments: Yes
Repeatable for credit: Yes
     Primary course component: Lecture
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
1-4
SWU 498 Pro-Seminar
Small-group study and research for advanced students within their majors. Major status in the department or instructor approval is required.

Allow multiple enrollments: Yes
Repeatable for credit: Yes
     Primary course component: Lecture
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
1-7
SWU 499 Individualized Instruction
Provides an opportunity for original study or investigation in the major or field of specialization on an individual and more autonomous basis. Neither a substitute for a catalog course nor a means of taking a catalog course on an individual basis. Requires application well in advance of regular registration with the student's advisor, the advisor's signature, and approval by both the instructor with whom the student will work and the chair of the department offering the course.

Allow multiple enrollments: Yes
Repeatable for credit: Yes
     Primary course component: Individualized Instruction
Grading method: Standard Grading with Z Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisite: Bachelor of Social Work student
1-3

graduate courses

Course
Title
Units
SWG 501 Micro Human Behavior in the Social Environment
Human behavior in the social environment throughout the life cycle, analyzing theories of human development within an integrative multidimensional framework.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Seminar
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre/Co-requisite: masters or doctoral in Social Work major
3
SWG 502 Macro Human Behavior in the Social Environment
Human behavior in the social environment, focusing on groups, organizations and communities and examining theoretical perspective in a macro context.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Seminar
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Prerequisite: MSW or DSW student
3
SWG 510 Foundation Practice I
Basic social work methods with emphasis on the problem-solving process as it pertains to individuals, families, and small groups.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Seminar
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisite: Must be Master or Doctor Social Work student.
3
SWG 511 Foundation Practice II
Theory and methods of direct practice with groups and selected practice models.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Seminar
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisite: Master or Doctor Social Work student; SWG 510 with C or better
3
SWG 514 Bridge Seminar I
Professional social work practice at the master's level.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Seminar
Grading method: Standard Grading
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Prerequisite(s): MSW Social Work (Advanced Direct Practice) or MSW Social Work (Planning, Administration and Community Practice) major. Corequisite(s): SWG 516
3
SWG 515 Bridge Seminar II
Generalist practice problem-solving skills with diverse individuals, groups, families and systems at the master's level.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Seminar
Grading method: Standard Grading
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Prerequisite(s): MSW Social Work (Advanced Direct Practice) or MSW Social Work (Planning, Adm and Community Practice) major. Corequisite(s): SWG 516. Pre- or corequisite(s): SWG 514. Credit is allowed for only SWG 515 or SWG 598 (Bridge Seminar II)
3
SWG 516 Social Work Skills Seminar
Focuses on the acquisition of practice skills for advanced interaction with individuals, families, groups and communities.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Seminar
Grading method: Standard Grading
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Prerequisite(s): MSW Social Work (Advanced Direct Practice) or MSW Social Work (Planning, Administration and Community Practice) major. Corequisite(s): SWG 514, 515
3
SWG 519 Research Methods in Social Work
Conceptual foundations and methods of nomothetic research in social work. Includes problem identification, hypothesis formulation, measurement, sampling, and experimental design.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Lecture
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisite: Master or Doctor Social Work student.
3
SWG 526 Mental Health for Sentencing
Helps justice system professionals understand existing mental health diagnoses, the DSM-5, and how specific DSM-5 categories are associated with specific types of crime.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Seminar
Grading method: Standard Grading
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Prerequisite(s): degree- or nondegree-seeking graduate student
3
SWG 527 Mitigation of Death and Life Cases
Issues and skills for practicing as a mitigation specialist in cases of death and life without parole.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Seminar
Grading method: Standard Grading
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Prerequisite(s): degree- or nondegree-seeking graduate student
3
SWG 528 Presentence Intestigations
Examines the functions and objectives of presentence investigation reports and prepares students to perform different types of investigations for limited and general jurisdiction courts for local, state and federal courts.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Seminar
Grading method: Standard Grading
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Prerequisite(s): degree- or nondegree-seeking graduate student
3
SWG 529 Alternatives Penal Sanctions
Prepares individuals to practice as sentencing advocates on defense teams, as consultants to problem-solving courts, or as private presentence investigators hired by the defense to advocate for alternatives to incarceration.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Seminar
Grading method: Standard Grading
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Prerequisite(s): degree- or nondegree-seeking graduate student
3
SWG 531 Social Policy and Services
Conceptual, analytical, and historical perspectives on the social welfare institution. Emphasizes poverty and inequality. Principles of policy analysis.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Lecture
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisite: Masters or Doctoral of Social Work student
3
SWG 533 Diversity and Oppression in a Social Work Context
Explores issues of social inequality related to disability, ethnicity, gender, race, and sexual orientation. Emphasizes populations of the Southwest.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Lecture
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisite: Masters or Doctoral Social Work student.
3
SWG 541 Field Practicum I
With SWG 542, two consecutive semesters (480 hours) of supervised social work practice in an approved placement.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Practicum
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisites: Master or Doctor Social Work student; Pre/Co-requisite: SWG 510 with C or better if completed
3
SWG 542 Field Practicum II
See SWG 541

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Practicum
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisite: Master or Doctor Social Work student; SWG 510 with C or better; SWG 541 with C or better; SWG 511 with C or better (or be enrolling in SWG 511)
3
SWG 554 Substance Abuse
Psychological and sociocultural determinants of substance abuse. Overview of social policies and treatment approaches.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Lecture
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisite: Graduate student (degree seeking or nondegree seeking)
3
SWG 556 Immigrants and Refugees
Provides basic conceptual approach to understanding immigrant and refugee issues and how these factors influence social work practice with immigrant and refugee populations.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Seminar
Grading method: Standard Grading
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisite: Degree- or Nondegree-seeking graduate; Credit is allowed for only SWU 456, 556 or 591 (Immigrants and Refugees)
3
SWG 558 Introduction to Behavioral Health Services
Explores mental health. Develops a basic understanding of mental health and co-occurring conditions. Gains an understanding of public- and employer-financed contemporary behavioral health services with a focus on Arizona models.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Seminar
Grading method: Standard Grading
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisite: Degree- or Nondegree-seeking graduate; Credit is allowed for only SWU 458, 591 (Introduction to Behavioral Health Services) or 558
3
SWG 559 Spirituality and the Helping Professions
Provides a framework for spiritually and culturally competent practice with diverse populations.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Seminar
Grading method: Standard Grading
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisite: Degree- or Nondegree-seeking graduate; Credit is allowed for only SWU 459, 591 (Spirituality & Helping Profession), 598 (Spirituality and the Helping Professions) or 559
3
SWG 560 Legal Issues in Social Work
How the law relates to social work practice, administration and policy.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Seminar
Grading method: Standard Grading
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisite: Degree- or Nondegree-seeking graduate; Credit is allowed for only SWU 458, 591 (Legal Issues in Social Work) or 560
3
SWG 561 Lesbian,Gay Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Issues
Historical, socio-cultural introduction to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities and their resilience to challenges and barriers.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Seminar
Grading method: Standard Grading
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisite: Degree- or Nondegree-seeking graduate; Credit is allowed for only SWU 461, 498 (Lesbian and Gay Issues) or 561
3
SWG 570 Aging: A Biopsychosocialspiritual Perspective
Biopsychosocialspiritual perspectives on aging, including intergenerational matters, international trends, policies, programs, services and issues unique to populations of the Southwest.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Seminar
Grading method: Standard Grading
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Prerequisite(s): degree- or nondegree-seeking graduate student; Credit is allowed for only SWG 570 or SWG 591 (Aging Soc Wk Perspective)
3
SWG 571 Mental Health Aspects of Aging
Older adult mental health assessment, treatment, planning, policy and service delivery from a cross-cultural, interprofessional, intergenerational, international and continuum-of-care perspective.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Seminar
Grading method: Standard Grading
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisite: Degree- or Nondegree-seeking graduate; Credit is allowed for only GIT 573 or 598 (Mental Health & Aging)
3
SWG 572 Interprofessional Approaches to Healthy Aging
In-depth examination of healthy aging, interprofessional practice and interprofessional practice approaches designed to foster healthy aging for older adults.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Seminar
Grading method: Standard Grading
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Prerequisite(s): degree- or nondegree-seeking graduate student
3
SWG 577 Traumatic Death: Theory, Counseling and Practice
Explores the various experiences of grief, trauma and bereavement through a phenomenological perspective and using creativity, art, literature, poetry, indigenous wisdom and evidence-based research. Practice techniques and psychosocial care to the traumatically bereaved. Examines the micro, mezzo and macro aspects of death and grief in contemporary society. Theory, philosophy and direct practice with individuals, families and groups experiencing traumatic death and grief.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Seminar
Grading method: Standard Grading
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisite: Degree- or Nondegree-seeking graduate; Credit is allowed for only SWG 577, 591 (Trauma & Death Counseling) or 598 (Trauma&Death: Counseling, Theory, &Practice Issues)
3
SWG 579 Critical Incident Stress Management
Theory and research behind coping strategies and mechanisms commonly experienced by Emergency Management Teams (EMT) and DHS. Explores topics of stress, trauma, vicarious trauma and mass trauma as experienced by the individual and large populations.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Seminar
Grading method: Standard Grading
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Prerequisite(s): degree- or nondegree-seeking graduate student
3
SWG 580 Practicum
Structured practical experience in a professional program, supervised by a practitioner and/or faculty member with whom the student works closely.

Allow multiple enrollments: Yes
Repeatable for credit: Yes
     Primary course component: Individualized Instruction
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisite: Masters or Doctoral Social Work student
1-12
SWG 584 Internship
Structured practical experience following a contract or plan, supervised by faculty and practitioners.

Allow multiple enrollments: Yes
Repeatable for credit: Yes
     Primary course component: Individualized Instruction
Grading method: Standard Grading with Z Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisite: Master or Doctor Social Work student.
1-12
SWG 585 Macro Social Work Practice
Examines communities and human service organizations as social systems. Introduces strategies for initiating planned change.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Seminar
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisite: Masters or Doctoral Social Work student
3
SWG 591 Seminar
A small class emphasizing discussion, presentations by students, and written research papers.

Allow multiple enrollments: Yes
Repeatable for credit: Yes
     Primary course component: Lecture
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Prerequisite(s): degree- or nondegree-seeking graduate student
1-12
SWG 592 Research
Independent study in which a student, under the supervision of a faculty member, conducts research that is expected to lead to a specific project such as a thesis or dissertation, report, or publication. Assignments might include data collection, experimental work, data analysis, or preparation of a manuscript.

Allow multiple enrollments: Yes
Repeatable for credit: Yes
     Primary course component: Individualized Instruction
Grading method: Standard Grading with Z Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisite: Master or Doctor Social Work student.
1-12
SWG 593 Applied Project
Preparation of a supervised applied project that is a graduation requirement in some professional majors.

Allow multiple enrollments: Yes
Repeatable for credit: Yes
     Primary course component: Lecture
Grading method: Standard Grading with Z Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Prerequisite(s): degree- or nondegree-seeking graduate student
1-12
SWG 595 Continuing Registration
Used in situations where registration is necessary but where credit is not needed. Replaces arbitrary enrollment in reading and conference, research, thesis, dissertation, etc. Used by students when taking comprehensive examinations, defending theses or dissertations, or fulfilling the continuous enrollment requirement in doctoral programs. Credit is not awarded, and no grade is assigned.

Allow multiple enrollments: Yes
Repeatable for credit: Yes
     Primary course component: Research
Grading method: Continuing Registration
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisite: Master or Doctor Social Work student.
1
SWG 598 Special Topics
Topical courses not offered in regular course rotation--e.g., new courses not in the catalog, courses by visiting faculty, courses on timely topics, highly specialized courses responding to unique student demand.

Allow multiple enrollments: Yes
Repeatable for credit: Yes
     Primary course component: Lecture
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisites: Master Social Work student
1-4
SWG 599 Thesis
Supervised research focused on preparation of thesis, including literature review, research, data collection and analysis, and writing.

Allow multiple enrollments: Yes
Repeatable for credit: Yes
     Primary course component: Individualized Instruction
Grading method: Pass/Fail with Z Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
1-12
SWG 600 Foundation for Advanced Practice
Course on research methods in a specific discipline.

Allow multiple enrollments: Yes
Repeatable for credit: Yes
     Primary course component: Seminar
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisites: Master Social Work student.
1-12
SWG 603 Social Work Practice in Health/Behavioral Health Settings
Advanced social work practice in health and behavioral health settings, focusing on enhancement of client functioning and quality of life.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Seminar
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Prerequisite(s): SWG 542 with grade of Y or MSW Social Work (Advanced Direct Practice) or MSW Social Work (Planning, Administration and Community Practice) major
3
SWG 604 Advanced Social Work Practice in Health
Addresses the crucial social work practice issues of health and healthcare in the new millennium.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Seminar
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisites: SWG 603 with C or better
3
SWG 606 Assessment of Mental Disorders
Theories and concepts of mental health and illness. Attention to classification systems and nomenclature used in assessing mental disorders.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Lecture
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Prerequisite(s): SWG 502 with C or better or MSW Social Work (Advanced Direct Practice) or MSW Social Work (Planning, Administration and Community Practice) major
3
SWG 608 Ecological Approach to Practice with Children, Youth, and Families
Provides a theoretical and practical orientation to working with children, youth, and families from an ecological strengths perspective.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Seminar
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisites: SWG 542 with Y or MSW Social Work (Advanced Direct Practice) or MSW Social Work (Planning, Administration and Community Practice) major
3
SWG 609 Advanced Social Work Practice with Child Welfare Families
Focuses on substance abuse, family violence, and serious mental illness in practice with families and children in the child welfare system.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Seminar
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisites: SWG 608 with C or better
3
SWG 610 Advanced Social Work Practice III
Assists students in advanced theoretical understanding and practice with families, groups, and communities.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Seminar
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisites: MSW or MSW Adv Standing student; Co-Requisite: SWG 693 and 645
3
SWG 611 Social Work with Families
Theory, concepts, and skills for working with diverse family populations. Emphasizes a systems and integrative approach.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Seminar
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisites: SWG 542 with grade of Y or MSW Social Work (Advanced Direct Practice) or MSW Social Work (Planning, Administration and Community Practice) major
3
SWG 612 Social Work with Groups
Practices applications of knowledge and skill to social work with groups.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Lecture
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisite: SWG 542 with grade of Y or MSW Social Work (Advanced Direct Practice) or MSW Social Work (Planning, Administration and Community Practice) major
3
SWG 613 Advanced Social Work Practice in Behavioral Health
Treatment of prevalent disorders encountered by social workers, selected from the following: anxiety disorders, personality disorders, depression, and schizophrenia.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Seminar
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisite: SWG 603 with C or better
3
SWG 614 Advanced Generalist Social Work Practice IV
Integrates a multilevel approach to practice with critical choice theories and interventions. Focus on groups, organizations, and communities and their impact on social work practice. Completion of the foundation courses or advance standing in the MSW program, or instructor approval, is required for all 600- level SWG courses.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Seminar
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisite: Master or Doctor Social Work student; SWG611 with a grade of C or better
3
SWG 617 Advanced Social Work Practice with Children and Adolescents
Theory, research, and intervention that focus on children and adolescents.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Seminar
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisite: SWG 608 with C or better
3
SWG 618 Advanced Practice in Domestic Violence
Theory, research, intervention, and prevention strategies relevant to child maltreatment, partner abuse, and elder abuse.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Lecture
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Prerequisite(s): SWG 542 with grade of Y or MSW Social Work (Advanced Direct Practice) or MSW Social Work (Planning, Administration and Community Practice) major
3
SWG 619 Practice-Oriented Research
Accelerated course in application of scholarly and scientific principles to field practice, problem formulation, interventional procedures, and impact assessment.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Lecture
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisite: SWG 519 with C or better or MSW Social Work (Advanced Direct Practice) or MSW Social Work (Planning, Administration and Community Practice) major
3
SWG 621 Integrative Seminar
Explores the fit between theoretical frameworks and practice with clients. Requires presentation of empirical studies with clients.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Seminar
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Prerequisite(s) with C or better: SWG 603 or SWG 608; 619. Pre- or corequisite(s): SWG 604, 606, 609, 613, 617 with C or better if completed; SWG 641 with Y if completed
3
SWG 623 Program Evaluation
Research design techniques and data collection in human service agencies and communities. Analysis for program evaluation and needs assessment.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Lecture
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Prerequisite(s): SWG 519 with C or better, SWG 542 with grade of Y or MSW Social Work (Advanced Direct Practice) or MSW Social Work (Planning, Administration and Community Practice) major. Corequisite(s): SWG 685
3
SWG 626 Crisis Intervention and Short-Term Treatment
Comprehensive analysis of crisis and solution-focused brief intervention strategies and approaches used in advanced social work practice.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Lecture
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Prerequisite(s): degree- or nondegree-seeking graduate student
3
SWG 630 Brief Social Work Intervention
Concepts and techniques of solution-focused, systematic, and strategic approaches to therapy in the context of brief therapy.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Lecture
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Prerequisite(s): SWG 542 with grade of Y or MSW Social Work (Advanced Direct Practice) or Social Work (Planning, Administration and Community Practice) major
3
SWG 632 Policy Practice
Develops advanced knowledge and skills in social welfare policy analysis, policy formulation, and advocacy and intervention for policy change.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Lecture
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Prerequisite(s): SWG 531 with C or better or MSW Social Work (Advanced Direct Practice) or MSW Social Work (Planning, Administration and Community Practice) major
3
SWG 633 Child Welfare Services
Examines, using ecological and system theories, services that supplement, support, and substitute for parental care of children.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Lecture
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisites: SWG 542 with grade of Y or MSW Social Work (Advanced Direct Practice) or MSW Social Work (Planning, Administration and Community Practice) major
3
SWG 641 Advanced Practicum: Direct Practice I
With SWG 642, two consecutive semesters (480 hours) of supervised social work practice in an approved placement related to the student's career goal.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Practicum
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Prerequisite(s): SWG 542 with grade of Y or MSW Social Work (Advanced Direct Practice) major. Pre- or corequisite(s): SWG 603 (or SWG 608) with C or better if completed)
3
SWG 642 Advanced Practicum: Direct Practice II
With SWG 641, two consecutive semesters (480 hours) of supervised social work practice in an approved placement related to the student's career goal.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Practicum
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisites: SWG 603 or 608 with C or better; SWG 641 with Y; Pre or Co-requisite: SWG 604, 609, 613 or 617 (with C or better if completed)
3
SWG 643 Advanced Practicum: Planning, Social Work Administration, and Community Practice I
With SWG 644, two consecutive semesters (480 hours) in social work practice in an approved placement related to the student's career goal.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Practicum
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Prerequisite(s): SWG 542 with grade of Y or MSW Social Work (Planning, Administration and Community Practice) major. Pre- or corequisite(s): SWG 623, 685 with C or better if completed
3
SWG 644 Advanced Practicum: Planning, Social Work Administration, and Community Practice II
See SWG 643.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Practicum
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Prerequisite(s): SWG 623, 685 with C or better, SWG 643 with grade of Y. Pre- or corequisite(s): SWG 681, 682 with C or better if completed
3
SWG 645 The Professional Experience III
240 hours of supervised social work practice. Provides opportunities to apply classroom learning in the field setting. Y/E grade only.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Practicum
Grading method: Y Grading Basis
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisites: MSW student; SWG 542 with Y grade OR MSW Advanced Standing student; Co-requisite: SWG 610 and SWG 693
3
SWG 646 The Professional Experience IV
240 hours of supervised social work practice. Provides opportunities to apply classroom learning in the field setting. Y/E grade only.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Practicum
Grading method: Y Grading Basis
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisites: Standard MSW or MSW Adv Standing student; SWG 645 with Y grade; Co-requisite: SWG 614; SWG 693
3
SWG 654 Introduction to Sexual Abuse
Develops general knowledge and skills for working with persons who have been impacted by sexual abuse.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Lecture
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisite: Graduate student (degree seeking or nondegree seeking)
3
SWG 655 Quality of Life
Addresses key elements of a healthy life style contributing to wellness and disease through experiential learning and evidenced-based research.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Seminar
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Prerequisite(s): SWG 542 with grade of Y or MSW Social Work (Advanced Direct Practice) major or MSW Social Work (Planning, Administration and Community Practice) major or Assessment of Integrative Health Modalities certificate
3
SWG 656 Treating the Whole Person
Addresses treating the "whole person's" physical and behavioral health through interviewing, intervention, and treatment within the context of an interdisciplinary model.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Seminar
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Prerequisite(s): SWG 542 with grade of Y or MSW Social Work (Advanced Direct Practice) or MSW Social Work (Planning, Administration and Community Practice) major or Assessment of Integrative Health Modalities (certificate)
3
SWG 657 Ancient Healing Traditions
Historical development and research of the ancient healing teachings of traditional Chinese medicine, Aryuvedic medicine, homeopathic, naturopathic, and indigenous medicine and how they are used in today's health systems.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Seminar
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisite: SWG 542 with grade of Y or MSW Social Work (Advanced Direct Practice) or MSW Social Work (Planning, Administration and Community Practice) major
3
SWG 660 Clinical Supervision in Social Work.
Examines and practices the knowledge, skills, and values of becoming a social work supervisor in human service agencies.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Seminar
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
3
SWG 661 Cognitive Behavior Therapy Across the Lifespan
Knowledge and skills to understand and apply cognitive-behavioral approaches to treatment (CBT), including diagnostic information and empirically supported interventions targeted to individuals, families and groups across the lifespan.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Seminar
Grading method: Standard Grading
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisite: SWG 542 with grade of Y OR MSW Social Work (Advanced Direct Practice) or Social Work (Planning, Administration and Community Practice) major; Credit is allowed for only SWG 591 (Cognitive Behavior Therapy Across Lifespan) or 661
3
SWG 662 Social Work Practice With Adolescents
Advanced elective focuses on working with adolescents in a variety of intervention settings (e.g., mental health agencies and schools).

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Seminar
Grading method: Standard Grading
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisite: SWG 542 with grade of Y OR MSW Social Work (Advanced Direct Practice) or Social Work (Planning, Administration and Community Practice) major; Credit is allowed for only SWG 591 (Social Work Practice With Adolescents) or 662
3
SWG 663 Clinical Trauma Treatment
Explores the assessment and treatment of PTSD in people throughout the lifespan.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Seminar
Grading method: Standard Grading
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisite: SWG 542 with grade of Y OR MSW Social Work (Advanced Direct Practice) or Social Work (Planning, Administration and Community Practice) major; Credit is allowed for only SWG 591 (Clinical Trauma Treatment) or 663
3
SWG 664 Evidence-Based Approaches to Treatment of Substance Use Disorders
Knowledge and skills to understand substance abuse disorders, including diagnostic information and evidence-based interventions targeted to individuals, families and groups.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Seminar
Grading method: Standard Grading
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisite: SWG 542 with grade of Y OR MSW Social Work (Advanced Direct Practice) or Social Work (Planning, Administration and Community Practice) major; Credit is allowed for only SWG 591 (Treatment Substance Use Disorders) or 664
3
SWG 680 Practicum
Structured practical experience in a professional program, supervised by a practitioner and/or faculty member with whom the student works closely.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Individualized Instruction
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisites: Masters or Doctoral Social Work student; SWG 681 or SWG 682 with C or better; Pre/ Co-requisite: SWG 623 with C or better if completed
1-12
SWG 681 Social Work Administration
Administrative skill building and theory application within human service nonprofit social work settings.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Seminar
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisite: SWG 623 with C or better, SWG 685 with C or better; Co-requisite: SWG 682
3
SWG 682 Community Participation Strategies
Reviews strategies to involve citizens and the consumers of social and human services in community decision-making systems. Participation is viewed as a means to facilitate the empowerment of oppressed peoples.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Seminar
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisites: SWG 623 with C or better; SWG 685 with C or better; Co-requisite: SWG 681
3
SWG 683 Fieldwork
Structured, supervised field experience in a field science or other discipline requiring experience in field techniques.

Allow multiple enrollments: Yes
Repeatable for credit: Yes
     Primary course component: Individualized Instruction
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisite: Master or Doctor Social Work student.
1-12
SWG 684 Internship
Structured practical experience following a contract or plan, supervised by faculty and practitioners.

Allow multiple enrollments: Yes
Repeatable for credit: Yes
     Primary course component: Individualized Instruction
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisite: Master or Doctor Social Work student.
1-12
SWG 685 Program Planning in Social Services
Social services planning process; includes needs assessment, goals and objectives, program design, budgeting, management information systems, and program evaluation.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Seminar
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Prerequisite(s): SWG 542 with grade of Y; SWG 585 with C or better OR MSW Social Work (Advanced Direct Practice) or MSW Social Work (Planning, Administration and Community Practice) major; Corequisite(s): SWG 623
3
SWG 686 Developing Grants and Fund Raising
Identifies potential funding sources, technical and interpersonal/political aspects of proposal development and fund raising.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Seminar
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Prerequisite(s): degree- or nondegree-seeking graduate student
3
SWG 687 Public Policy and Advocacy
Covers public policy at the federal level, including administrative, legislative and judicial policy. Students understand how to develop congressional policy and methods to engage in advocacy at the federal level to impact macro social work practice.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Seminar
Grading method: Standard Grading
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Prerequisite(s): degree- or nondegree-seeking graduate student; Credit is allowed for only SWG 687 or SWG 591 (Advocacy and Public Policy)
3
SWG 690 Reading and Conference
Independent study in which a student meets regularly with a faculty member to discuss assignments. Course may include such assignments as intensive reading in a specialized area, writing a synthesis of literature on a specified topic, or writing a literature review of a topic.

Allow multiple enrollments: Yes
Repeatable for credit: Yes
     Primary course component: Individualized Instruction
Grading method: Standard Grading with Z Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisite: Master or Doctor Social Work student.
1-12
SWG 691 Seminar
A small class emphasizing discussion, presentations by students, and written research papers.

Allow multiple enrollments: Yes
Repeatable for credit: Yes
     Primary course component: Seminar
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisites: MSW or MSW Advanced Standing student
1-12
SWG 692 Research
Independent study in which a student, under the supervision of a faculty member, conducts research that is expected to lead to a specific project such as a thesis or dissertation, report, or publication. Assignments might include data collection, experimental work, data analysis, or preparation of a manuscript.

Allow multiple enrollments: Yes
Repeatable for credit: Yes
     Primary course component: Research
Grading method: Standard Grading with Z Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
1-12
SWG 693 Applied Project
Preparation of a supervised applied project that is a graduation requirement in some professional majors.

Allow multiple enrollments: Yes
Repeatable for credit: Yes
     Primary course component: Seminar
Grading method: Standard Grading with Z Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
1-12
SWG 695 Continuing Registration
Used in situations where registration is necessary but where credit is not needed. Replaces arbitrary enrollment in reading and conference, research, thesis, dissertation, etc. Used by students when taking comprehensive examinations, defending theses or dissertations, or fulfilling the continuous enrollment requirement in doctoral programs. Credit is not awarded, and no grade is assigned.

Allow multiple enrollments: Yes
Repeatable for credit: Yes
     Primary course component: Individualized Instruction
Grading method: Continuing Registration
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisites: MSW, MSW Adv Standing, or PhD student
1
SWG 700 Research Methods
Course on research methods in a specific discipline.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Seminar
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisite: Master or Doctor Social Work student.
1-12
SWG 718 Qualitative Research Methods
Provides comprehensive qualitative research methods training for doctoral students to complement their quantitative survey research methods knowledge.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Seminar
Grading method: Standard Grading
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisite: Doctoral student; Credit is allowed for only SWG 718 or 791 (Qualitative Research Methods)
3
SWG 719 Quantitative Research Methods
Provides the tools for independently designing and conducting methodologically sound, ethical, quantitative research that advances social work and social welfare knowledge.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Seminar
Grading method: Standard Grading
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisite: Doctoral student
3
SWG 720 Philosophy of Science Issues in Social Work
Critical examination of social science, social work practice, and policy in terms of philosophical assumptions and varying frames of reference.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Seminar
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisite: Master or Doctor Social Work student.
3
SWG 721 Statistics
Logic and application of statistical methods for analyzing social welfare-based data pertaining to social work. Includes ethical issues concerning the appropriate application, interpretation and use of social research, as well as the potential limitations and biases of applications that fail to adequately consider issues of population diversity. Students learn to independently design a research project from start to finish employing statistical analysis of primary data.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Seminar
Grading method: Standard Grading
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisite: doctoral major
3
SWG 722 Pedagogy in Social Work
Prepares doctoral students to teach for the profession of social work. Provides an opportunity for students to develop or enhance their philosophy of teaching, their attitudes toward learning, teaching and students, and the knowledge and skills necessary to teach effectively. Explores teaching to the diverse students present in social work programs, the challenges that teaching presents and the responsibilities that come with social work education.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Seminar
Grading method: Standard Grading
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Prerequisite(s): Doctoral student; Credit is allowed for only SWG 722 or SWG 791 (Pedagogy in Social Work)
3
SWG 723 Proposal Development
Provides an opportunity for doctoral students to formulate a dissertation proposal or a research plan for a three-paper option. Provides a forum for presenting ideas, receiving feedback and defending one's proposal.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Seminar
Grading method: Standard Grading
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisite: Doctoral student; Credit is allowed for only SWG 723 or 791 (Proposal Development)
3
SWG 731 Welfare State
Examines the evolution of the welfare state as a problem of political economy.

Allow multiple enrollments: No
Repeatable for credit: No
     Primary course component: Seminar
Grading method: Standard Grading
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisite: Doctoral student; Credit is allowed for only SWG 731 or 791 (Welfare State)
3
SWG 783 Fieldwork
Structured, supervised field experience in a field science or other discipline requiring experience in field techniques.

Allow multiple enrollments: Yes
Repeatable for credit: Yes
     Primary course component: Individualized Instruction
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisite: Master or Doctor Social Work student.
1-12
SWG 790 Reading and Conference
Independent study in which a student meets regularly with a faculty member to discuss assignments. Course may include such assignments as intensive reading in a specialized area, writing a synthesis of literature on a specified topic, or writing a literature review of a topic.

Allow multiple enrollments: Yes
Repeatable for credit: Yes
     Primary course component: Individualized Instruction
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisite: Master or Doctor Social Work student.
1-12
SWG 791 Seminar
A small class emphasizing discussion, presentations by students, and written research papers.

Allow multiple enrollments: Yes
Repeatable for credit: Yes
     Primary course component: Seminar
Grading method: Student Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisite: Master or Doctor Social Work student.
1-12
SWG 792 Research
Independent study in which a student, under the supervision of a faculty member, conducts research that is expected to lead to a specific project such as a dissertation, report, or publication. Assignments might include data collection, experimental work, data analysis, or preparation of a manuscript.

Allow multiple enrollments: Yes
Repeatable for credit: Yes
     Primary course component: Research
Grading method: Standard Grading with Z Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisite: Master or Doctor Social Work student.
1-15
SWG 795 Continuing Registration
Used in situations where registration is necessary but where credit is not needed. Replaces arbitrary enrollment in reading and conference, research, thesis, dissertation, etc. Used by students when taking comprehensive examinations, defending theses or dissertations, or fulfilling the continuous enrollment requirement in doctoral programs. Credit is not awarded, and no grade is assigned.

Allow multiple enrollments: Yes
Repeatable for credit: Yes
     Primary course component: Individualized Instruction
Grading method: Continuing Registration
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
1
SWG 799 Dissertation
Supervised research focused on preparation of dissertation, including literature review, research, data collection and analysis, and writing.

Allow multiple enrollments: Yes
Repeatable for credit: Yes
     Primary course component: Individualized Instruction
Grading method: Pass/Fail with Z Option
Offered by: Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions -- School of Social Work
Pre-requisite: Master or Doctor Social Work student.
1-15