Course Timeline

Year 1

Summer Term (Term begins with 4 to 5 days on campus)

SWO 6384: Proposal Seminar

SWO 6351: Theory and Model Development for Social Work Practice

Fall Term

SWO 6380: Quantitative Research for Social Work

SWO 6382: Qualitative Research for Social Work

Spring Term

SWO 6333: Religious and Cultural Diversity

SWO 6381: Statistical Analysis for Social Work

 

Year 2

Summer Term

SWO 6387: Research Practicum

SWO 6332: Social Policy and the Religious Sector

Fall Term

SWO 6385: Measurement in Social Work

SWO 6386: Advanced Qualitative Research

 

Spring Term

SWO 6331: Christianity, Ethics, and Social Work

SWO 6342: Academic Leadership and Administration in Social Work Education

 

Year 3

Summer Term 

SWO 6352: Higher Educational Teaching and Learning in Social Work

Elective*

Fall Term

SWO 6353: Teaching Practicum

SWO 6343: Program Evaluation

Spring Term

Elective*

*Students can complete electives at any point in the program of study and can take electives at Baylor or other universities. Students will be required to take one elective course which focuses on enhancing their research skills (statistics or methods). The Director of the PhD Program must approve the electives.

 

Year 4

Summer Term

SWO 6V99: Dissertation*

9 hours dissertation needed to complete degree requirements.