Field Education Requirements

Students wishing to enter field education must meet the following requirements:

1. Complete all prerequisites for Social Work Practicum I SOCW 428 as listed in the Southern Adventist University undergraduate catalog.

2. Achieve a 2.50 overall grade point average.

3. Submit a completed Field Readiness application and résumé to the field practicum coordinator.


Prerequisites:

SOCW 211 – Introduction to Social Work
SOCW 212 – Social Welfare as an Institution
SOCW 213 – Interviewing Skills
SOCW 311 – Human Behavior and the Social Environment I
SOCW 312 – Human Behavior and the Social Environment II
SOCW 314 – Social Work Practice I
SOCW 315 – Social Work Practice II
SOCW 391 – Junior Field Practicum
Acceptance into the Social Work Program

Required Cognates:
BIOL 103 – Principles of Biology
PSYC 122 – General Psychology
SOCI 125 – Intro to Sociology
PLSC 254 – American National and State Government OR ECON 213 – Survey of Economics


Concurrent Co-requisites:
MATH 215 – Statistics
SOCW 429 – Social Work Practicum II
SOCW 434 – Social Welfare Issues and Policies
SOCW 441 – Integrative Seminar I
SOCW 442 – Integrative Seminar II
SOCW 497 – Research Methods