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Ph.D. Program Sample Plan

First Year

Fall:
Course # Title Credits
SKW-S 720 Philosophy of Science & Social Work 3
SKW-S 718 Intermediate Statistics for Social Work 3
SKW-S 721 Scholarly Writing 3
SKW-S 726 Advanced SW Research: Qualitative Methods I 1.5
SKW-S 791 Integrative Seminar I 1.5
Spring:
Course # Title Credits
SKW-S 710 SW Theories of Human & Social Behavior 3
SKW-S 728 Advanced Statistics for Social Work 3
SKW-S 712 International Social Development (Elective #1) 3
SKW-S 726 Advanced SW Research: Qualitative Methods II 3

Total

25.5

Second Year

Summer:
Course # Title Credits
Ext M External Minor Course #1 3
SKW-S 724 Teaching (Elective #2) 3
Fall:
Course # Title Credits
SKW-S 727 Advanced SW Research: Quantitative Methods I 3
SKW-S 730 Proseminar in Social Policy Analysis 3
Ext M External Minor course #2 3
SKW-S 725 Research Internship I 3
SKW-S 792 Integrative Seminar II 1.5
Spring:
Course # Title Credits
SKW-S 725 Research Internship II 3
SKW-S 737 Advanced SW Research: Quantitative Methods II 3
Ext M External Minor course #3 3
Ext M External Minor course #4 3

Total

31.5

Third year

Course # Title Credits
       Preparation for Qualifying Exam  
Qualifying Exam  
SKW-S 800 Dissertation 6

Total

6

Fourh Year

Fall: 
Course # Title Credits
SKW-S 800 Dissertation 3
Spring:
Course # Title Credits
SKW-S 800 Dissertation 3