BSW Curriculum Plan

BSW Community-Based Learning Circles, Alberta Social Work Diploma (PD) Route

  1. Fall

    SOWK 300 Generalist Practice in Context Theme Course (6 units)
    SOWK 301 Generalist Practice in Context Portfolio Project (3 units)
    One non-social work option course (3 units)*

  2. Winter

    SOWK 302 Research in Context Theme Course (6 units)
    SOWK 303 Practice with Individuals in Context (3 units)

  3. Spring and/or Summer

    Two non-social work option courses (6 units)*

     

  1. Fall

    SOWK 304 Diversity & Oppression Theme Course (6 units)
    SOWK 305 Diversity & Oppression Portfolio Project (3 units)
    One non-social work option course (3 units)*

  2. Winter

    SOWK 306 Social Work Methods Theme Course (6 units)
    SOWK 307 Practice Skills in Context (3 units)
    One non-social work option course (3 units)*

  3. Spring or Summer

    SOWK 412 Practicum II (in your community) (400 hours/6 units)
    SOWK 413 Integrative Seminar II (3 units)

* You can take non-social work courses anytime during your program but you must complete all five before the start of your practicum.

You must complete all SOWK 300-level courses before the start of your practicum.

SOWK 500-level option courses are not required for your program. They will be extra to your degree if completed.

Unit: A value, or weighting assigned to a course counting towards a degree or diploma. The term "credit" is also used.