Jun 03, 2023  
2021 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2021 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SOWK 290 - Early Field Experience in Social Work


A course designed for students exploring social work as a career choice. It is coupled with Introduction to SOWK 201  to provide an opportunity to observe the people, places, and processes of helping. Students are assigned to a human service agency for a minimum of 65 hours during the semester. Written requirements include a journal and descriptive agency analysis. Students are responsible for expenses and their own transportation to field placement agencies. Field faculty and students complete a written evaluation of performance in the agency setting. Offered in the fall, spring, and summer. Prerequisite(s): 2.0 GPA and permission of the Field Director. Students must apply by March 15 for the fall semester and by October 15 for the spring semester. It is recommended that SOWK 201  be taken and completed with a grade of C or better prior to taking SOWK 290.