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Joint Degree Course of Study


In the joint degree there are many possible course of study options depending on the student's choice of MSW concentration and MPH Division selection. To ensure proper selection of courses students in the joint degree program must work closely with the Joint Degree Coordinator in both programs.

The following example presents a possible course of study for a student in the Community Health and Urban Development Concentration in social work and the Community Health Sciences Division in public health:

Year 1 Courses: Full-Time Program Option (Example)

Fall Semester

Credits

SocW 430, Practice I: Generalist Practice with Individuals & Organizations

3

SocW 410, Human Behavior and the Social Environment

3

SocW 460, Research I: Social Work Research or CHSC 446 Research Methods in Public Health

3

SocW 570, Field Instruction I

5

Total

14

Spring Semester

 

SocW 431, Practice II: Generalist Practice with Families, Groups, and Communities

3

SocW 411, Critical Social Work in a Multicultural Society

3

SocW 420, Policy I: Social Welfare Policy & Services

3

SocW 571, Field Instruction II

5

Total

14


Year 2 Courses: Full-Time Program Option (Example)

Fall

 

 

Course

Title

Credits

BSTT 400

Biostatistics I

4 SH

CHSC 400

Public Health Concepts and Practice

3 SH

CHSC 401

Behavioral Sciences in Public Health

3 SH

EPID 403

Introduction to Epidemiology: Principles and Methods

3 SH

HPA 400

Principles of Management in Public Health

3 SH

Total

 

16


Spring

 

 

Course

Title

Credits

CHSC 431

Community Assessment in Public Health

3 SH

CHSC 433

Public Health Planning and Evaluation

3 SH

CHSC 480

Health Education and Health Promotion

3 SH

EOHS 400

Principles of Environmental Health Sciences

3 SH

CHSC xxx

Course elective

3 SH

Total

 

15


Year 3 Courses: Full-Time Program Option (Example)

Community Health and Urban Development (CHUD) Requirements

Fall Semester

Credits

SocW 519, Practice III: Community Health and Urban Development

3

SocW 531, Policy II:
Community Health and Urban Development

3

SocW 572, Field Instruction III

8

Total

14

Spring Semester

 

SocW 520, Practice IV:
Community Health and Urban Development

3

Research II (Select from SocW 563, SocW 565, and SocW 567)

3

SocW 573, Field Instruction IV

8

IPHS 698, MPH Capstone Experience

1

Total

15

 

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