AP/SOWK4000 6.0 M: Practicum in Social Work I
Calendar Description / Prerequisite / Co-Requisite
Students integrate theory with practice by completing a 700 hour placement at an agency setting supervised by an experienced and qualified Field Instructor. The placement is intended to prepare students to function as professional social workers upon graduation. Students will be assigned a Faculty Advisor and are expected to attend Integrative Seminars delivered by their Faculty Advisor. Note 1: The School of Social Work assumes responsibility for locating placements and contracting with the setting to provide a suitable learning experience. Note 2: Students will be given permission to enrol in AP/SOWK 4000 6.00 by the Field Office. Note 3: Post-Degree BSW Honours majors normally complete the practicum requirement by spending two to five days per week in their field placement. Direct Entry BSW Honours majors are expected to spend three days per week in the field. Note 4: While the student's performance is evaluated jointly by the Field Instructor and Faculty Advisor, the School of Social Work determines whether the student has met the requirements which determine a passing grade. Note 5: Open only to students in the Direct Entry BSW Honours and Post-Degree BSW Honours programs. Prerequisites for Post-Degree BSW Honours majors: AP/SOWK 2050 6.00, AP/SOWK 2060 3.00 and AP/SOWK 2070 3.00., AP/SOWK 3041 3.00, AP/SOWK 3060 6.00, AP/SOWK 3070 3.00 and AP/SOWK 3110 3.00. Prerequisite or Corequisite for Post-Degree BSW Honours majors: AP/SOWK 4001 6.00, AP/SOWK 4020 3.00. Prerequisites for Direct Entry BSW Honours majors: 57 credits in non-SOWK courses; AP/SOWK 1011 6.00, AP/SOWK 2050 6.00, AP/SOWK 2060 3.00 and AP/SOWK 2070 3.00., AP/SOWK 3041 3.00, AP/SOWK 3060 6.00, AP/SOWK 3070 3.00, AP/SOWK 3110 3.00, and AP/SOWK 4020 3.00.
- Academic Honesty
- Student Rights and Responsibilities
- Religious Observance
- Grading Scheme and Feedback
- 20% Rule
No examinations or tests collectively worth more than 20% of the final grade in a course will be given during the final 14 calendar days of classes in a term. The exceptions to the rule are classes which regularly meet Friday evenings or on Saturday and/or Sunday at any time, and courses offered in the compressed summer terms.
- Academic Accommodation for Students with Disabilities