OML Curriculum

Year One
Fall Winter
  • SSW 701 Social Welfare Policy &amp Services I (Intensive: 5 six hours Saturdays)
  • SSW 712 Human Behavior & the Social Environment II (OML Focus: Organizational Behavior) (Intensive: 5 six hours Saturdays)
  • SSW 717 Social Work Practice Lab I (Offered Thursday evening for the whole semester)

(Two year OML Students also take 761 Field Practicum – 3 credits)

  • Elective (Option)**
Spring Summer
  • SSW 711 Human Behavior in the Social Environment I  (OML Intensive: Entire Life Cycle) (Intensive: 5 six hours Saturdays)
  • SSW 718 Practice Lab II (Offered Thursday evening for the whole semester)
  • SSW 781 OML Method I (OML I: Leadership, Strategy, Mission) (Intensive: 5 six hours Saturdays)

(Two year OML Students also take 762 Field Practicum – 3 credits)

  • SSW 713 Human Behavior & the Social Environment III (Intensive: Organizational Change) (Intensive)
  • SSW 702 Social Welfare Policy & Services II (Intensive)
Year Two
Fall Winter
  • SSW 751 Social Research I (OML version uses management data sets and problems) (Wednesday evenings)
  • SSW 782 OML Method II (Governance, HR, Planning) (Intensive: 5 six hours Saturdays)
  • SSW Field of Practice Platform (Field of Practice specific) (Wednesday late afternoons)
  • SSW 767 Field Practicum I

(Two year OML Students also take 763 Field Practicum – 3 credits)

Elective (Option)**
Spring Summer
  • SSW 783 OML Method III (Financial, Resources, IT) (Intensive: 5 six hour Saturdays)
  • SSW 752 Social Work Research II (OML version uses management data sets and problems) (Wednesday evenings)
  • SSW 790 Professional Seminar (Wednesday late afternoons)
  • SSW 768 Field Practicum II (OYR)

(Two year OML Students also take 764 Field Practicum – 3 credits)

  • Elective I
  • Elective II
  • Students may take any electives they qualify for (some may have prerequisites), but the following have been developed for OML:
    Social Enterprise, social entrepreneurship, & social innovation (usually in the Fall)
    Clinical Knowledge for Managers (usually in the Spring)
    Legal Issues for Managers (Usually in the Spring)
* * Taking course during the winter might require out of pocket expense.

Classes in bold are required OML classes, offered only once per year on one evening per week or intensively on Saturdays for 5 or 6 sessions.  Other classes are those that all MSW take and may be taken any time they are offered.  One evening and Saturday versions are offered to fit OYR students’ work schedules.

This schedule allows students to complete the coursework in 2 years (four semesters) and one required summer (HBSE III-OML is only offered in the summer).  Students may elect to complete the courses in an additional summer or an additional (fifth) semester.

For additional information, contact Associate Professor James Mandiberg at 212-396-7603 or jm945@hunter.cuny.edu

(All courses are 3 credits, except second year fall course SSW 767 and second year spring course SSW 768 they are 6 credits. Saturday classes are required for this method)

 

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