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Sequence of Courses

 

Full-time Program (Two Years - 60 Credits)

 

First Year

FALL SPRING
Course Title Credits Course Title Credits
Practice I 3 Practice II 3
Policy I 3 Practice III 3
Human Behavior in the Social Environment I 3 Policy II 3
Research I 3 Human Behavior in the Social Environment II 3
Field Instruction I 3 Field Instruction II 3

Second Year

FALL SPRING
Course Title Credits Course Title Credits
Psychopathology 3 Administrative Behavior 3
Research II (concentration specific) 3 Concentration Course III 3
Field Instruction III 3 Concentration Course IV 3
Concentration Course I 3 Field Instruction IV 3
Concentration Course II 3 Capstone Seminar 3

Part-Time Program (Three Years - 60 Credits)

 

First Year

FALL SPRING
Course Title Credits Course Title Credits
Policy I 3 Policy II 3
HSBE I 3 HSBE II 3

HBSE = Human Behavior & the Social Environment

Second Year

FALL SPRING
Course Title Credits Course Title Credits
Practice I 3 Practice II 3
Research I 3 Practice III 3
Field Instruction I 3 Field Instruction II 3

Third Year

FALL SPRING
Course Title Credits Course Title Credits
Field Instruction III 3 Field Instruction IV 3
Research II 3 Psychopathology 3
Administrative Behavior 3 Capstone 3
Concentration (I) 3 Concentration (III) 3
Concentration (II) 3 Concentration (IV) 3

* Concentration courses are those included in each area of specialized study:  Students must complete 4 courses in a particular concentration.:  Gerontology - Track I (Long Term Care) or Track II (Senior Community Service); Nonprofit Management; Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counseling; Child & Family Welfare; & Forensic Social Work.

By taking one additional course in the Nonprofit Management, Gerontology, or Forensic Social Work concentrations, students will qualify for a New York State advanced certificate in those areas.

 

Part-Time Program (Four Years - 60 Credits)

 

First Year

FALL SPRING
Course Title Credits Course Title Credits
Policy I 3 Policy II 3
HBSE I 3 HSBE II 3

HBSE = Human Behavior & the Social Environment

Second Year

FALL SPRING
Course Title Credits Course Title Credits
Practice I 3 Practice II 3
Research I 3 Practice III 3
Field Instruction I 3 Field Instruction II 3

Third Year

FALL SPRING
Course Title Credits Course Title Credits
Psychopathology 3 Administrative Behavior 3
Concentration Course 3 Concentration Course 3
Field Instruction III 3 Field Instruction IV 3

Fourth Year

FALL SPRING
Course Title Credits Course Title Credits
Research II 3 Capstone 3
Concentration Course 3 Concentration Course 3

Note: Students are required to complete a minimum of 1000 hours in the field. Field I & II are 14 hours per week and field III & IV are 21 hours per week at their field placement.

Concentrations Offered: Gerontology (Track 1 - Long Term Care Administration & Track II - Senior Community Service); Nonprofit Management; Alcohol & Substance Abuse Counseling; Child & Family Welfare; & Forensic Social Work. Students take 4 classes in their chosen concentration during the 3rd & 4th year of the part-time program.