BSW Curriculum Plan

BSW Lethbridge, University Transfer (UT) Route

  1. Fall

    SOWK 355 Research in Context
    SOWK 361 Professional Use of Self
    SOWK 365 Critical Approaches to Social Work Practice
    SOWK 371 Social Work and Diversity
    SOWK 391 Practice and Evaluation with Individuals

  2. Winter

    SOWK 363 Human Development and Environments
    SOWK 393 Practice and Evaluation with Families
    SOWK 395 Practice and Evaluation with Groups
    SOWK 397 Practice and Evaluation with Communities
    SOWK 399 Practice and Evaluation with Organizations

  3. Spring and/or Summer

    SOWK 500-level option courses are offered across the province both online and face-to-face. You are able to take these courses to reduce your course load in the fourth year.

  1. Fall

    SOWK 383 Social Policy and Social Justice
    SOWK 410 Practicum I (300 hours/6 units)*
    SOWK 411 Integrative Seminar I
    One SOWK 500-level option course (3 units)ⱡ

  2. Winter

    SOWK 412 Practicum II (400 hours/6 units)*
    SOWK 413 Integrative Seminar II
    Two SOWK 500-level option courses (6 units)


* Can be one 700 hour placement extending over two terms.

** To reduce course load in the fourth year, we recommend that at least two social work option courses be completed in the Spring and/or Summer between the third and fourth years.

ⱡ You are encouraged to take Child Welfare as your SOWK 500-level option course this term.

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