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Social Work Field Placement
All social work majors must successfully complete a 450-clock-hour field placement as the culminating experience of their education. During this placement, students must demonstrate mastery of all core competencies.
To be eligible to enroll in SOWK 400 - Field Placement and SOWK 405 - Field Seminar II, students must have the following:
A criminal background check may be required as a prerequisite to a student's beginning field placement. In addition, students with conditional status must schedule an interview with social work faculty during the semester preceding the student's field placement to determine readiness for the field placement experience.
The Social Work program reserves the right to deny enrollment in SOWK 400 - Field Placement and SOWK 405 - Field Seminar II to any student that the Social Work faculty determines unprepared to enter field placement.