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Human Services

ADDICTIONS COUNSELING

Associate of Applied Science Degree

This degree option prepares students for careers in counseling and direct care work in the addictions field. The program prepares students for partial fulfillment of state licensure (LCDC) for alcoholism and drug abuse counselors. Eligibility is subject to approval by the appropriate state agency.

  Semester I Credit Hours
  ENGL 1301 English Composition I 3
    PSYC 2301 Introduction to Psychology 3
    PSYT 1313 Psychology of Personal Adjustment 3
    SCWK 1321 Orientation to Social Services 3
    DAAC 1319 Introduction to Alcohol and Other Drug Addictions 3
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  15
  Semester II
    DAAC 2306 Substance Abuse Prevention I OR 3
    Therapeutic Recreation Elective1
    SCWK 1391 Special Topics in Social Work 3
    PSYT 2339 Counseling Theories 3
  PSYT 2345 Principles of Behavior Management and Modification 3
    SCWK 2331 Abnormal Behavior 3
  DAAC 2307 Addicted Family Intervention 3
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  18
  Semester III
  SCWK 1305 Group Work Intervention 3
  CMSW 1323 The Exceptional Person 3
  SCWK 2486 Internship I -- Social Work2 4
  PSYC 2314 Human Growth and Development OR 3
    SCWK 1301 Adolescent Life Cycle
  DAAC 2341 Counseling Alcohol and Other Drug Addictions 3
  ___
  16
  Semester IV
    SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication OR 3
    SPCH 1315 Public Speaking
  Mathematics/Natural Science3 3
  +#  SCWK 2487 Internship II -- Social Work2 4
  SCWK 2311 Interview and Counseling Theories 3
  Humanities/Visual and Performing Arts3 3
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  16
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  TOTALS 65

  +Prerequisites: See Course Descriptions
  #Capstone course
  1Select from the following: RECT 1301, RECT 1341, RECT 1342.
  2Student must obtain department approval in semester prior to enrollment.
  3Select from the appropriate section of the General Education Course List.