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BSW Field Education Course Description
SOWK 410 - Introductory Practicum
The Introductory Practicum is required of students in the University Transfer Route, not of students in the Post-Diploma route. SOWK 411, Integrative Seminar, is co-requisite with the practicum.
The purpose of initial practicum in the BSW is to provide students with an introduction to professional social work practice in a specific setting. The student's time at practicum is spent according to the particular requirements of the setting and learning needs of the student, and includes direct and indirect social work practice opportunities.
Note: Students with extensive social work experience may be eligible to receive credit by special assessment for the Introductory Practicum. Details regarding this possibility are included in the BSW Field Education Manual.
SOWK 412 - Senior Practicum
The Senior Practicum is required of all students in the BSW program. SOWK 413, Integrative Seminar, is co-requisite with the practicum.
The purpose of the second practicum in the BSW is to provide students with an intensive experience in the delivery of professional social work practice in a specific setting.
Agency-Based Learning Programs Requirements
BSW (Edmonton-based and Learning Circles)
- Post-Diploma route: SOWK 412 - 400 hours; co-requisite with SOWK 413, Integrative Seminar
- University Transfer route: SOWK 410 - 300 hours; co-requisite with SOWK 411, Integrative Seminar and SOWK 412 - 400 hours; co-requisite with SOWK 413, Integrative Seminar