Guided Pathways

Guided Pathways

Addiction Counseling, AS S0657

Program: S0657
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Suggested Sequence of CourseworkIndicates Courses Offered Online
Fall Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
AD 1 Alcohol and Drug Dependency 3.0
AD 2 Effects of Alcohol and Drugs 3.0
AD 3 Prevention & Intervention 3.0
AD 4 Issues in Domestic Violence 3.0
Total:   12.0
Certificate earned w/completion of AD 4 Domestic Violence Certification 00366 Submit certificate petition to A&R via portal #45
Spring Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
AD 6 Co-Occurring Disorders 3.0
AD 8 Group Process/Leadership 3.0
ENGL 1A Freshman Composition 4.0
A/AS HUM AA/AS GE C2 Humanities Course 3.0
AA/S KINES Phys Ed (KIN) Activity Course 0.5
Total:   13.5
Fall Semester (Year 2)
Course Prefix Title Units
AD 9 Family Counseling 3.0
AD 10 Case Management & Documentatio 3.0
A/AS MATH Meet AA/AS Math Comptcy Req 3.0
SPCH 1A Public Speaking 4.0
SPCH 2 (or) Survey Communication Studies
SPCH 8 (or) Professional Speaking
Total:   13.0
SPCH 2 is preferred for Oral Comm. requirement
Winter Semester (Year 2)
Course Prefix Title Units
AA/S ARTS Area C-1 Arts Course 3.0
Total:   3.0
Spring Semester (Year 2)
Course Prefix Title Units
AD 11 Techniq Interview & Counseling 3.0
A/AS SCNCE AA/AS GE B1/B2 Science Crse 5.0
AD 15A Introduction AD Law and Ethics 1.0
AD 82A Work Exp AD Counseling A 2.0
AD 15B Addiction Law and Ethics 1.0
AD 82B Work Exp AD Counseling B 2.0
Total:   14.0
AD 15A, 82A 1st 8 weeks; AD 15B, 82B 2nd 8 weeks AS degree: Addiction Counseling, S0657 Certificate: Addiction Counseling, T0658 Submit petition:, Student Tab#45
Program Notes

REQUIRED ELECTIVES - Select two from the following list:

CHLD 10 Child Growth and Lifespan Development
or CHLD 10H Child Growth and Lifespan Development - Honors
PSYC 1A Introduction to Psychology
or PSYC 1AH Introduction to Psychology - Honors
PSYC 1B Biological Psychology
PSYC 14 Developmental Psychology
PSYC 14H Developmental Psychology - Honors
PSYC 15 Introduction to Child Psychology
PSYC 17 Introduction to Human Services
PSYC 19 Abnormal Psychology
PSYC 20 Introduction to Social Psychology
PSYC 25 The Psychology of Women
PSYC 26 Psychology of Sexuality
PSYC 33 Psychology for Effective Living
SOC 1 Introduction to Sociology
or SOC 1H Introduction to Sociology - Honors
SOC 2 Contemporary Social Problems
SOC 2H Contemporary Social Problems - Honors
SOC 4 Introduction to Gerontology
SOC 5 Introduction to Criminology
SOC 5H Introduction to Criminology - Honors
SOC 7 Sociology of Religion
SOC 14 Marriage and the Family
 or SOC 14H Marriage and the Family - Honors
SOC 15 Child Development
SOC 20 Introduction to Race and Ethnicity
SOC 20H Introduction to Race and Ethnicity - Honors
SOC 36 Asian American Communities
SOC 40 Introduction to Sex and Gender Roles
SOC 40H Introduction to Sex and Gender Roles - Honors
NF 10 Nutrition for Health and Wellness
NF 25 Introduction to Nutrition Science
NF 25H Introduction to Nutrition Science - Honors


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