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  Nov 23, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services, (B.P.S.)


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Students in Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services concentration will select courses in alcohol & drug abuse and social & public services. Prior Work experience is welcomed and evaluated through portfolio assessment. Internships are also included in this concentration. Persons pursuing this degree typically provide services to those disabled by alcohol and drug abuse, including abusers, families, friends, colleagues, and associates. Wishing to build upon knowledge of and experience in alcohol and drug abuse treatment, persons served by these guidelines will seek careers in Alcohol & Drug Abuse (A&D) Services as providers of social and public services in hospitals, social service agencies, employee assistance programs, churches, etc. Some may wish to continue their education in graduate-level programs.

General Education (35-41 hours)


See Graduation from the University  for the University General Education Program requirements. Students who have completed one year of American History in high school are exempted from the six credit-hour History General Education Program requirement; otherwise, students will have to meet the History requirement.

Coordinated Study (30 hours)


Alcohol and Drug Core (6 hours)


Choose two courses:

Guided Electives


Choose any 12 hours from courses in the Coordinated Study that have not already been taken.

Internship (3 hours)


Students completing courses in Social and Public Services will complete 150 hours of supervised therapeutic experience.

Thematic Studies (6 hours)


Senior Project (3 hours)


Electives


May be chosen to bring the total number of hours to 120 with a minimum of 42 upper-division hours.

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