Program Structure

Year 1 Term 1–Fall Term 2–Winter Term 3–Summer
GS/SOWK 5150 3.0 Critical Perspectives in Social Work GS/SOWK 5350 6.0: Advanced Practicum (450 hours) (Winter through to Summer) Electives Available
GS/SOWK 5250 3.0: Graduate Research Seminar (GRS) GS/SOWK 5450 3.0: Practice–based Research Paper Seminar (PRS)
GS/SOWK 5550 3.0: Indigenous Worldviews and Implications to Social Work

Advanced Standing MSW Program (Part-Time)

Part-time Advanced Standing MSW program — six (6) terms
Part–Time students are required to take their evening core courses as scheduled.

Year 1 Term 1–Fall Term 2–Winter Term 3–Summer
GS/SOWK 5150 3.0: Critical Perspectives in Social Work GS/SOWK 5550 3.0: Indigenous Worldviews and Implications to Social Work Electives Available
Year 2 Term 4–Fall Term 5–Winter Term 6–Summer
GS/SOWK 5250 3.0: Graduate Research Seminar (GRS) GS/SOWK 5450 3.0: Practice-based Research Paper Seminar (PRS) Electives Available
GS/SOWK 5350 6.0: Advanced Practicum (450 hours)
Plus 2 electives taken at any time during the 6 terms

Two-Year Full-Time MSW Program—5 terms

Year 1 Term 1–Fall Term 2–Winter Term 3–Summer
GS/SOWK 5010 3.0: Social Work Theories and Critical Practice (Part 1) GS/SOWK 5011 3.0: Social Work Theories and Critical Practice (Part 2) Electives Available
GS/SOWK 5020 3.0: History of Social Welfare and Social Work from Critical Perspectives GS/SOWK 5050 3.0: Understanding organizations for Social Work Practice
GS/SOWK 5030 3.0: Oppression and Intersectionality GS/SOWK 5310 6.0: Practicum (550 hours)
GS/SOWK 5040 3.0: Social Welfare and Social Policy
Year 2 Term 4–Fall Term 5–Winter
GS/SOWK 5150 3.0: Critical Perspectives in Social Work GS/SOWK 5450 3.0: Practice-based Research Paper Seminar
GS/SOWK 5250 3.0: Graduate Research Seminar GS/SOWK 5550 3.0: Indigenous Worldviews and Implications to Social Work
GS/SOWK 5350 6.0: Advanced Practicum (450 hours)
4 electives (4 x 3.0 credits to be taken over the 2 year program)