MSW/MBA Plan of Study

Course Descriptions

MSW Course Descriptions
MBA Course Descriptions

Students are required to follow the plan of study as outlined below:

Three Year Full-Time Program—93 credit hours

First Year

 Three Year Full-Time - MSW-MBA

Semester Course Credits
Fall SWK 510 Social Work Practice with Individuals and Families 3
  Field Practicum I 3
  SWK 512 Social Work Research Methods 3
  SWK 513 Human Behavior in the Social Environment I 3
  SWK514 History of Social Work and Social Welfare 3
Spring SWK 550 Social Work Practice with Groups 3
  SWK 551 Field Practicum II 3
  SWK 553 Human Behavior in the Social Environment II 3
  SWK 640 Mental Health: History, Theories, and Treatment 3
  SWK 614 Family Centered Policy in a Global Context 3
Summer I GSB 611 Economics for Managers 3
  GSB 617 Business Law II 3

Second Year

Semester Course Credits
Fall GSB 612 Financial Accounting 3
  GSB 613 Statistics 3
  GSB 626 Marketing 3
  GSB 623 Corporate Social Responsibility 3
Spring GSB 615 Financial Management 3
  GSB 622 Management Information Systems 3
  GSB 621 Economics of the Firm 3
  GSB 701 Managerial and Cost Accounting 3
Summer I GSB 625 Financial Decision Making 3
Summer II SWK 685 Community Development and Social Planning or
GSB 767 International Residency
3

Third Year

Semester Course Credits
Fall SWK 610 Advanced Social Work Practice with Families: 
Models in a Global Context 3
  SWK 611 Field Practicum III 3
  Advanced Diversity (several course options):  3
 
SWK 620: Empowerment Practice with Latinos: Identity, Social Context, and Implications for Practice
SWK 621: Human Rights, Gender and Globalization – El Salvador
SWK 622: Negotiating Social, Cultural, and Psychological Borders: Social Work with Immigrant and Refugee Families and Communities
SWK 623: Race and Ethnicity in U.S. Social Policy
SWK 624: A Feminist Approach to Clinical Practice with Individual and Families
SWK 625: Race, Gender, and Human Rights in the Guatemalan Context
 
  GSB 723 Operations Management 3
  GSB 721 Entrepreneurship 3
Spring SWK 655 Community Practice 3
  SWK 651 Field Practicum IV 3
  GSB Business Elective 3
  GSB 791 Strategic Management 3

MSW/MBA Advanced Standing Plan of Study - 63 credit hours

Two Year Full-Time Program ADST MSW/MBA

Applicants with a bachelor’s degree in social work from a CSWE accredited program may be eligible for advanced standing. The advanced standing program currently consists of 63 credit hours of course work, including 20 hours of fieldwork (per week) and related field practicum courses. This program can be completed in 2 years as a full-time student.