BSW Timetable and Courses

Timetable

SWRK courses offered vary from year to year as does the scheduling of courses in the timetable. This timetable is meant to offer students a general idea of what to expect in terms of the scheduling of coursework and field placement. To view a sample of the course timetable, click here. 

Link to University Class Schedule for up-to-date course offerings and schedules.

Required Courses

BSW Required SWRK Courses

Program First year (U1) Courses (30 credits)

SWRK 219 Anti-Oppression SW Practice 3 Credits

SWRK 220 History & Philosophy of SW 3 Credits

SWRK 221 Public Soc. Services in Canada 3 Credits

SWRK 222 Introduction to Practicum 3 Credits

SWRK 224 Human Dev Across the Lifespan 3 Credits
[Exemption possible]

Plus 15 credits derived from the BSW Approved Disciplines for Non-SWRK Complementary Courses

 

Program Second year (U2) Courses (30 credits)

SWRK 319 Critical Thought&Ethics in SW 3 Credits

SWRK 320 Pract with Individ&Families 1 3 Credits

SWRK 321 Intro to Practice with Groups 3 Credits

SWRK 322 Field Practice 1 3 Credits

Students must have completed a minimum number of 24 credits to begin the second year (U2) field placement. These 24 credits are comprised of all U1 required courses (SWRK 219, SWRK 220, SWRK 221, SWRK 222, SWRK 224) and any combination of SWRK complementary, non-SWRK complementary, and/or Electives courses totalling 24 credits.

SWRK 323 Field Practice 2 3 Credits

Students must have completed a minimum number of 24 credits to begin the second year (U2) field placement. These 24 credits are comprised of all U1 required courses (SWRK 219, SWRK 220, SWRK 221, SWRK 222, SWRK 224) and any combination of SWRK complementary, Non-SWRK complementary, and/or Electives courses totalling 24 credits.

SWRK 326 Pract with Individ&Families 2 3 Credits

SWRK 327 Approaches to Community Prac 3 Credits

SWRK 344 Integrative Seminar 1 3 Credits

Plus 6 credits derived from the BSW Approved Disciplines for Non-SWRK Complementary Courses and/or Electives and/or SWRK Complementary courses

 

Program Third year (U3) Courses (30 credits)

SWRK 420 Advanced Field Practice 1 3 Credits

BSW students must have completed a minimum number of 54 credits to begin the third year (U3) field placement

SWRK 421 Adv Field Practice 2 3 Credits

BSW students must have completed a minimum number of 54 credits to begin the third year (U3) field placement

SWRK 422 Integrative Seminar 2 3 Credits

SWRK 423 Social Work Research 3 Credits
[Exemption possible]

SWRK 424 Mental Health and Illness 3 Credits
SWRK 425 Advanced SW Practice in QC 3 Credits

SWRK 428 Social Policy&Administration 3 Credits

SWRK 445 First Peoples and Social Work 3 Credits

Plus 6 credits derived from the BSW Approved Disciplines for Non-SWRK Complementary Courses and/or Electives and/or SWRK Complementary courses

 

Social Work Complementary Courses

Second Year (U2)

SWRK 342 Practice with GLBT-S People 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

New NameSocial Work, Gender, and Sexual Diversity

SWRK 354 Soc Work in the Health Field 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

Third Year (U3)

SWRK 400 Policy & Practice for Refugees 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

SWRK 434 Prac with Involuntary Clients 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

SWRK 463 SW Practice with Older Adults 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

SWRK 493 Seminar on Child Protection 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

SWRK 510 Critical Disability Studies 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

 New NameCritical Disability Studies: Social Work Perspectives

SWRK 532 International Social Work 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

SWRK 535 Addictions 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

IDFC 500 Indigenous Field Studies 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

Social Work Tutorials - A maximum of 2 Tutorials are allowed towards the BSW.

SWRK 471 Tutorial in Soc Work Research 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

SWRK 485 Tutorial: Social Work Practice 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

SWRK 486 Tutorial in Social Policy 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer


Considering a 600-level course?

BSW U3 students may be permitted to take 600-level courses if the following conditions are met:

  • The student has a minimum CGPA of 3.30
  • The student obtains written approval from the course instructor, the BSW program advisor and the BSW Program Director
  • The course is offered at a time that does not conflict with BSW required courses, including field placements on Tuesdays and Thursdays
  • A maximum of six credits of 600-level courses are allowed towards the degree.
  • The actual course number appears on the transcript
  • The course evaluation methods and grading standards are the same for all students, whether graduate or undergraduate.
  • The regulations and practices of the Faculty of Arts are also applied to such a course.
  • In addition to identifying these courses on the BSW Program Record form, student must complete the 600-level undergraduate enrolment form, preferably well in advance of the start of classes. This form is also available at the Arts OASIS counter, Dawson Hall Building, Room 110. See: https://www.mcgill.ca/oasis/academic/courses/graduate-level-courses

 

 

 

 

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