Alcohol and Drug Studies AS Degree
The College offers a non-transferable degree in Alcohol and Drug Studies. Students earning an associate’s degree in Alcohol and Drug Studies may pursue entry level positions as supervised chemical dependency counselors or may choose to continue their study in the discipline toward a bachelor’s or graduate degree in psychology or social work. Transfer requirements at four year colleges and universities vary from institution to institution; students should consult with an academic advisor for specific information regarding the transfer requirements of their preferred college or university.
All courses must be completed with a grade of “C” or better. In addition, students will be required to have 75% attendance in these courses.
|HSAD 001||Introduction to Alcohol & Drug Studies (Prerequisite for other HSAD courses, offered Fall & Spring)||3|
|HSAD 002||Intro to Human Services Counseling||3|
|HSAD 004||Personal & Professional Growth||2|
|HSAD 024||Law/Ethics: Community Resources||3|
|HSAD 036||Counseling Diverse Populations (See item #3 under Requirements for Internship)||3|
|HSAD 020||Biomedical Pharmacology||3|
|HSAD 022||Case Management||3|
|HSAD 030||Individual, Group & Family Counseling||3|
|HSAD 034||Dual Diagnosis||3|
|Internship/Practicum (Fall & Spring)|
|HSAD 032A||Alcohol & Drug: Supervised Practicum I||2|
|HSAD 032B||Alcohol & Drug: Supervised Practicum II||2|
|HSAD 033A||Alcohol & Drug Supervised Internship I||1|
|HSAD 033B||Alcohol & Drug Supervised Internship II||1|
|HSAD 095B||Alcohol and Drug Work Experience (Maximum of 4 units may be used for work experience.)||2, 2|
|Select 6 units from the following:||6|
|Psychological Aspects/Marriage & Family|
|Intro to Interpersonal Communication|
|COD General Education Pattern 1||18|
Please contact program advisors L. Emerson or C. Jones with questions and concerns. For more information please call (760) 773-2574. Returning HSAD students who have been out of the HSAD program for over 4 years must schedule an appointment with the COD program co-advisors to discuss coursework recency requirements.