2018-2019 Catalog 
    
    Oct 22, 2021  
2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Alcohol and Drug Studies Associate in Science


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The Alcohol and Drug Studies program integrates theory and practical experience in developing skills necessary to work with the alcohol and drug abuse population, as well as with families and employers of chemically dependent persons. This program option combines the Human Services behavioral core, skills training, and experiential learning in the field work settings.

The completion of the Core Courses is required for eligibility of enrollment in HS 110  and is required for the completion of the Certificate Programs. It is recommended that these courses be taken as early as possible.

A minimum grade of “C” in all courses is required to receive the certificate.

Program Student Learning Outcomes


Students who complete this program will be able to

  • Demonstrate multiple approaches in their work with the alcohol and drug abuse population.
  • Apply various communication and collaborative techniques to use with families and employers of chemically dependent individuals.
  • Use Human Services behavioral core, skills training and experiential learning in field work settings.

Total Core Units for the Major: 15


Total Units for the Major: 37


Associate in Science Degree


Completion of the certificate program and a minimum of 60 units including the general education requirements with an overall GPA of 2.0 qualifies the student for the Associate in Science degree. A minimum of 12 units must be completed at Saddleback College.

General Education Requirements for Associate Degrees


Refer to the Graduation Requirements  or to the CSU-GE and IGETC patterns in this catalog for specific courses which meet general education requirements. Refer to ASSIST.org and to the transfer institution’s catalog for transfer requirements.

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