Students in SW 444 must complete 270 hours. Students in SW 445 must complete 360 hours. This is a requirement of all BASW programs that are accredited by the Council on Social Work Education. Seminar classes and related learning experiences count toward the total hours. Students should expect to spend approximately16-18 hours each week in agency work with SW 444 during the fall and spring semesters, and approximately 22-24 hours per week with SW 445 during the fall and spring semesters.