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Guided Pathways

Guided Pathways

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 Coursework
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
Total:   0.5
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
Total:   13.0
AD 15A and 82 are required courses PSYC 1A is preferred program elective Select 3 units from required elective list
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
SPAN 1 Elementary Spanish 3.0
PHIL 12 (or) Intro to Ethics
SPCH 1A Public Speaking 4.0
SPCH 2 (or) Survey Comm Studies
SPCH 8 (or) Professional Speaking
Total:   13.0
Administration of Justice AS degree T0658 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/   

REQUIRED ELECTIVES-Select two courses from the 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

 

62
Total number of Units
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