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Addictions Counseling, AS S0657

Program: S0657
Looking for guidance? A counselor can help.This Guided Pathways for Success (GPS) is a suggested sequence of coursework needed for program completion. It is not an official educational plan. Schedule an appointment with a counselor or advisor as soon as possible to create an individualized Mountie Academic Plan (MAP) specific to your goals and needs.
Suggested Sequence of CourseworkIndicates Courses Offered Online
Fall Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
AD 1 Alcohol/Drug Dependency 3.0
AD 2 Effects of Alcohol/Drugs 3.0
AD 3 Chemical Dependency I 3.0
AD 4 Issues/Domestic Violence 3.0
AD 5 Chemical Dependency II 1.5
Total:   13.5
Certificate Domestic Violence O0366 w/AD 4 Submit Certificate Petition: Admissions & Records
Winter Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
ENGL 1A Freshman Composition 4.0
Total:   4.0
Spring Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
AD 6 Dual Diagnosis 3.0
AD 8 Group Process/Leadership 3.0
AD 9 Family Counseling 3.0
AD 10 Case Mgmt & Document 3.0
AD 11 Tech of Intervention 3.0
Total:   15.0
Summer Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
AA/S KINES Phys Ed (KIN) Activity Course 0.5
PSYC 1B Biological Psychology 3.0
PSYC 14 (or) Developmental Psychology
PSYC 15 (or) Intro to Child Psychology
PSYC 17 (or) Intro to Human Services
PSYC 20 (or) Intro Social Psychology
PSYC 25 (or) The Psychology of Women
PSYC 26 Psychology of Sexuality 0.0
PSYC 33 (or) Psyc for Effective Living
SOC 2 (or) Contemp Soc Problems
SOC 5 (or) Intro to Criminology
SOC 7 (or) Sociology of Religion
SOC 20 (or) Intro Race and Ethnicity
SOC 36 Asian Amer Communities 0.0
SOC 40 (or) Sex and Gender Roles
NF 10 (or) Nutrition for Health
NF 25 (or) Intro Nutrition Science
SOC 4 (or) Intro to Gerontology
SOC 1 (or) Introduction to Sociology
SOC 14 Marriage and the Family 0.0
SOC 15 (or) Child Development
PSYC 1A (or) Intro to Psychology
CHLD 10 (or) Child Growth & Develop
PSYC 19 (or) Abnormal Psychology
Total:   3.5
Select 3 units from required elective list
Fall Semester (Year 2)
Course Prefix Title Units
AA/S MATH Meet AA/AS Math Comptcy Req 5.0
AA/S ARTS Area C-1 Arts Course 3.0
AD 15A Intro AD Law & Ethics 5.0
AD 82 (and) Work Exp AD Counseling
PSYC 1B Biological Psychology 3.0
PSYC 14 (or) Developmental Psychology
PSYC 15 (or) Intro to Child Psychology
PSYC 17 (or) Intro to Human Services
PSYC 20 (or) Intro Social Psychology
PSYC 25 (or) The Psychology of Women
PSYC 26 (or) Psychology of Sexuality
PSYC 33 (or) Psyc for Effective Living
SOC 2 (or) Contemp Soc Problems
SOC 4 Intro to Gerontology 0.0
SOC 5 (or) Intro to Criminology
SOC 7 (or) Sociology of Religion
SOC 20 (or) Intro Race and Ethnicity
SOC 36 (or) Asian Amer Communities
SOC 40 (or) Sex and Gender Roles
NF 10 (or) Nutrition for Health
NF 25 (or) Intro Nutrition Science
CHLD 10 Child Growth & Develop 0.0
PSYC 1A (or) Intro to Psychology
PSYC 19 (or) Abnormal Psychology
SOC 1 (or) Introduction to Sociology
SOC 14 (or) Marriage and the Family
SOC 15 (or) Child Development
Total:   16.0
AD 15A and 82 are required courses
Winter Semester (Year 2)
Course Prefix Title Units
AA/S USHIS Area D-1 Hist/Pol Sc Course 3.0
Total:   3.0
Spring Semester (Year 2)
Course Prefix Title Units
AD 15B Addictions Law and Ethics 1.0
AD 82 Work Exp AD Counseling 2.0
A/AS SCNCE AA/AS GE B1/B2 Science Crse 3.0
AA/S HUM Area C-2 Humanities Course 4.0
SPCH 1A Public Speaking 4.0
SPCH 2 (or) Survey Comm Studies
SPCH 8 (or) Professional Speaking
Total:   14.0
Addictions Counseling, AS S0502 Certificate: Addictions Counseling T0658 SPAN/PHIL are preferred Humanities option SPCH 2 is preferred course for Oral Communication Submit Petitions: Admissions & Records
Program Notes

Degree requirements include reading competency. This requirement is met by attaining eligibility for READ 100 or by completing READ 90.  Complete the online Assessment Questionnaire (AQ) at https://www.mtsac.edu/assessment/aq/   

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Total number of Units
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