Macro Practice Concentration
With a focus on program management and organizational leadership, this concentration covers the knowledge, values and skills related to making large system changes. Students who are accepted into the Macro Practice Concentration will apply knowledge through macro practice field experience. With macro practice social worker experience, career options include:
- Agency directors
- Grant writers
- Legislative advocates or elected officials
- Program designers and developers
- Social entrepreneurs
- Community leaders
After graduation, you can complete additional state requirements to earn your Licensed Social Worker (LSW).
Required Concentration Coursework
Advanced Standing Program students skip over the foundation year coursework and immediately begin the concentration coursework for the Macro Concentration track they have been accepted into.
The plan below reflects the required sequence for a full-time student. Part-time students will receive a plan of completion from the Social Work Department.
|SWKM6003 Program Need, Design and Development(3)||SWKM6206 Program Management & Organizational Leadership(3)|
|SWKM6256 Legal Issues in Social Work (1)||SWKM6205 Social Entrepreneurship and Social Justice(3)|
|SWKM6150 Field Experience III(5)||SWKM6207 International Social Work(1)|
Choose two of the following 3 credit electives:
SWKM6525 Crisis Intervention, Trauma & Disaster Response (3)
SWKM6530 Macro Practice and the Social Documentary: VT (3) (not offered until Fall 2013)
|SWKM6250 Field Experience IV(5)|
|SWKM6050 Advanced Policy and Programming(3)|
TOTAL: 15 credits
TOTAL: 15 credits
Professional Field Experience I - IV
Please visit the Field Work section for detailed information about the Professional Field Experience courses and requirements.