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Advanced Generalist

The UW-Green Bay MSW Program offers an Advanced Generalist area of specialization for all students. Students take the same core courses, choose among an array of electives, and are offered a range of field placement options. An advanced generalist has chosen to study a broad range of populations and practice areas.

Advanced Generalist Requirements

Below are courses for the Advanced Generalist, no individualized area of emphasis.
Core Courses

Complete all:

  • SOC WORK 720: Diversity, Social Justice, and Advocacy
  • SOC WORK 721: Multi-Level Family Systems
  • SOC WORK 728: Advanced Policy: Leadership, Advocacy and Practice
  • SOC WORK 731: Research for MSW Practice

Complete six elective credits. See the MSW degree requirements in the graduate catalog for a full list of elective courses.

MSW Requirements
Field Practicum

Two days per week in two consecutive semesters: Generalist Setting

  • SOC WORK 716: Field III
  • SOC WORK 717: Seminar III
  • SOC WORK 718: Field IV
  • SOC WORK 719: Capstone Seminar
Harper Smith, MSW graduate

Experienced Professors

“The social work professors all have field experience that allows for great learning opportunities as a student. Their stories and expertise helped me to understand the essence of being a social worker in a way that I wouldn't have otherwise understood”

Harper Smith
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