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SOCIAL WORK AND HUMAN SERVICES: SPECIALIZATION D: COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION/BACHELOR OF ARTS
Total Credit Hours: 128
Major Credit Hours: 45
SPECIALIZATION D: COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION
Working with large groups of people in need (macro practice) is the focus of this specialization. Students are taught the essentials of social planning and social action. Students are prepared for entry-level jobs in social service agencies working with all kinds of people in need, especially large groups of people (neighborhoods, with respect to AIDS education, and so on). This specialization also prepares students for graduate school. An additional two courses will be added to the requirements of students who plan to pursue graduate school.
I. Core Courses (45)78-100 Introduction to Social Work and Human Services (3)78-206 Social Welfare I (3)78-207 Social Welfare II (3)78-250 Human Behavior in the Social Environment I (3)78-251 Human Behavior in the Social Environment II (3)78-295 Community Service Practicum (3)78-305 Methods of Intervention with Groups and Communities (3)78-315 Social Services for Children (3)78-316 Social Services for Adolescents (3)78-326 Administration in the Social Services (3)78-497 Senior Seminar (3)78-498 Fieldwork Internship (12)
II. The advanced writing requirement of the General Education curriculum is satisfied by Social Work and Human Service majors by successful completion of Research and Practice in Social Work and Human Service (78-496) (3) or Methods of Intervention with Groups and Communities (78-305) (3).