International Students

International Student Program Curriculum

International students admitted to the Two Year Program will be automatically enrolled in the International Student Program Curriculum. This is a five semester program (ie. Fall, Spring, Summer, Fall and Spring).

In this program, students will take Introduction to Social Work Education & Practice in the United States during their first semester. Additionally, students will delay Social Work Practice I/Field Instruction I until the Spring semester of their first year.

International students who would like to be exempt from the International Student Program Curriculum should contact Elizabeth Chon at elizabeth.chon@nyu.edu

International students who are not following the International Student Program Curriculum should review the appropriate curriculum guide for their specific program.

FIRST YEAR (GENERALIST PRACTICE)

Fall  Credits
Introduction to Social Work Education & Practice in The United States  3
Social Welfare Programs & Policies I  3
Human Behavior in the Social Environment I 3
Diversity, Racism, Oppression, and Privilege 3
  Total Credits: 12
   
Spring Credits
Social Work Practice I  4
Field Instruction I 4
Human Behavior in the Social Environment II 3
Social Work Research I 3
  Total Credits: 14
   
Summer Credits
Social Work Practice II 3
Field Instruction II 4
Clinical Practice with Groups  3
  Total Credits: 10

SECOND YEAR (SPECIALIZED PRACTICE IN CLINICAL SOCIAL WORK)

Fall Credits
Social Work Practice III 3
Field Instruction III 4
Human Behavior in the Social Environment III 3
Social Work Research II 3
Elective  3
  Total Credits: 16
   
Spring Credits
Social Work Practice IV 3
Field Instruction IV 4
Advanced Social Policy  3
Elective  3
  Total Credits: 13

PLEASE NOTE: International students following the International Student Program Curriculum will remain in Field Instruction during their first summer semester. Students are expected to complete all Field Instruction hours and responsibilities and should arrange their travel plans accordingly.