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Department of Social Work University of Illinois Springfield

Advising

Students are encouraged to seek academic advising each semester with their designated social work advisor. For general advising questions please contact:

David Stoesz Ph.D.
Program Director
dstoe2@uis.edu
217/206-7566.

Suggested sequence of Social Work courses:

First Semester

  • Introduction to Social Work, (SWK 322 – 3 credits)
  • Introduction to Social Work – Lab, (SWK 323 – 1 credit)
  • Human Behavior in the Social Environment, (SWK 333 – 4 credits)
  • Practice I, (SWK 344 – 4 credits)
  • Elective/ECCE, (3-4 credits)

Second Semester

  • Social Welfare Policy & Services, (SWK 355 – 4 credits)
  • Culture, Diversity, & Social Work, (SWK 366 – 4 credits)
  • Practice II, (SWK 377 – 4 credits)
  • Elective/ECCE, (3-4 credits)

Third Semester

  • Social Work Research Methods, (SWK 430 – 4 credits)
  • Practice III, (SWK 433 – 4 credits)
  • Senior Seminar, (SWK 434 – 4 credits)
  • Elective/ECCE, (3-4 credits)

Fourth Semester

  • Fieldwork, (SWK 450 – 8 credits)
  • Elective/ECCE, (3-4 credits)