Extended-Study 60 Credit Hour Curriculum

The Extended-Study 60 Credit Hour Curriculum is tailored to students who also work full-time, as classes are available both evenings and weekends.  This 30-32-month program is available every year at WMU's main campus in Kalamazoo and in Grand Rapids, and every other year in Benton Harbor, with a new cohort starting in even years.

 

extended-study course schedule: interpersonal practice concentration

Fall Semester - First Year

6100 Foundations of Social Welfare Policy (3)
6310 Human Behavior and the Social Environment (3)
Total credit hours (6)

Spring Semester - First Year

6330 Advanced Seminar in Culture, Ethnicity, and Institutional Inequality in Social Work Practice (3)
6380 Psychopathology for Social Work Practice (3)
Total credit hours (6)

Summer I Session - First Year

6300 Social Change and Community Analysis (3)
Elective (3)
Total credit hours (6)

Summer II Session - First Year

6610 Social Work Practice: Individuals and Families (3)
Total credit hours (3)

Fall Semester - Second Year

6400 Social Work Research Methods (3)
6710 Field Education and Social Work Practice I (3)
Total credit hours (6)

Spring Semester - Second Year

6420 Evaluation of Social Work Practice (3)
6720 Field Education and Social Work Practice II (3)
Total credit hours (6)

Summer I Session - Second Year

6620 Social Work Practice: Groups and Organizations (3)
Elective (3)
Total credit hours (6)

Summer II Session - Second Year

6680 Social Work Practice with Families (3)
Total credit hours (3)

Fall Semester - Third Year

6660 Social Work Practice with Individuals (3)
6760 Field Education in Interpersonal Practice (3)
Total credit hours (6)

Spring Semester - Third Year

6360 Theory and Practice of Group Treatment (3)
6780 Advanced Field Education in Interpersonal Practice (3)
Total credit hours (6)

Summer I Session - Third Year

6900 Advanced Social Work Practice Seminar (3)
     6910 Individuals
     6920 Children
     6960 Families
     6970 Variable Topic
Elective (3)
Total credit hours (6)

Total credit hours for the degree (60)