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Guided Pathways

Guided Pathways

Alcohol & Drug Counseling, AS S2101

Program: S2101
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
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 1.5
AD 11 Tech of Intervention 3.0
Total:   13.5
Summer Semester (Year 1)
Course Prefix Title Units
CHLD 10 Child Growth & Develop 3.0
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:   3.0
Fall Semester (Year 2)
Course Prefix Title Units
PSYC 1A Intro to Psychology 3.0
AA/S MATH Meet AA/AS Math Comptcy Req 3.0
AA/S KINES Phys Ed (KIN) Activity Course 0.5
AA/S ARTS Area C-1 Arts Course 3.0
AD 15A Intro AD Law & Ethics 3.0
AD 82 (and) Work Exp AD Counseling
Total:   12.5
AD 15A and 82 are required courses PSYC 1A is preferred program elective (need 2)
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
PSYC 1B Biological Psychology 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
SPAN/PHIL are preferred Humanities option SPCH 2 is preferred course for Oral Communication
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/   

62.5
Total number of Units
Just
$46
Per Unit
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