Welcoming Fall 2021 Term

Back to Face-to-Face Instruction

As the Fall Semester begins for our member and partnering institutions, we want to wish ALL undergrads and grad students a safe and wonderful Fall term!

Over the past year and a half, the COVID-19 pandemic has continually changed the higher education field and impacted the experiences of students, faculty, and staff. Last Spring, the LGC successfully utilized classroom technology to offer hybrid formats for the University of South Carolina’s Master of Social Work program, where students were able to connect virtually through Blackboard Collaborate and participate in classroom discussions. This format continued through the Summer term, yet, we are incredibly excited about the return to face-to-face instruction with safety measures in place under the guidance of Trident Technical College.

Fall 2021 Semester

Since our move to the Thornley Campus of Trident Technical College a year ago, we have been lucky to welcome The Citadel’s Lowcountry Principal Service Program and the University of South Carolina’s Master of Social Work to our new location, with classes resuming Spring 2021 after a year of remote learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

For the Fall 2021 semester, we are excited to welcome back UofSC Master of Social Work graduate students with full face-to-face instruction. With six (6) courses being offered, the 107 students who make up the Charleston cohort will be learning as much as possible regarding the field of social work. 

See our class schedule below:

SOWK 714 0C1 Diversity and Social Justice Issues for Social Work Practice Rainey S 8:30AM – 11:20AM 749
SOWK 722 0C1 Social Work Practice with Individuals, Families and Small Groups Wright S 8:30AM – 11:20AM 747
SOWK 742 0C1 Social Welfare Policy Analysis Gowdy S 11:40AM – 2:30PM 747
SOWK 779 2C1 Advanced SOWK Interventions Wright S 11:40AM – 2:30PM 735
SOWK 781 0C1 Field Instruction I: Generalist Social Work Practice Budlong T 6PM – 8:45PM 749
SOWK 792 0C1 Evaluation of Social Work Practice Budlong S 8:30AM – 11:20AM 735


Resources Available


The LGC is more than just a satellite campus being used for graduate schools, we also provide great resources and articles to help students achieve their academic goals. Four articles stand out that we believe can truly help students not only prepare for the semester ahead but provide excellent guides to ensure they remain organized through their courses. Check out these articles below:

Job and Career

The LGC also offers incredible resources for those looking for better job opportunities. Our Employer Information page offers links to help alumni of our member institutions (the College of Charleston, The Citadel, and MUSC), those interested in social work, and those looking at jobs in other industries.

In addition to the Employer Information page, the LGC also offers these great articles to help you master your job search!

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