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 resumé to the field practicum coordinator.

Prerequisites:

SOCW 211 – Introduction to Social Work
SOCW 212 – Social Welfare as an Institution
SOCW 213 – Interviewing Skills
SOCW 309 – Social Work Practice with Individuals
SOCW 311 – Human Behavior and the Social Environment I
SOCW 312 – Human Behavior and the Social Environment II
SOCW 321 – Social Work Practice with Families and Groups
SOCW 391 – Junior Field Practicum
SOCW 413 – Networking and Career Development
SOCW 421 – Senior Portfolio Seminar
SOCW 428 – Social Work Practicum I (SERV-2)
SOCW 429 – Social Work Practicum II (SERV-2)
SOCW 434 – Social Welfare Issues and Policies
SOCW 441 – Integrative Seminar I
SOCW 442 – Integrative Seminar II
SOCW 455 – Social Work Practice with Organizations and Communities
SOCW 497 – Research Methods
Acceptance into the Social Work Program

Required Cognates:
BIOL 103 – Principles of Biology
BUAD  128 – Personal Finance (IN-9) or ECON 213 Survey of Economics (IN-9) or ECON 224 - Principles of Macroeconomics or PLSC 224 - Principles of Macroeconomics
MATH 215 – Statistics (IN-4)
PSYC 122 – General Psychology or PSYC 128 - Developmental Psychology (IN-8)
SOCI 125 – Intro to Sociology