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Substance Abuse Counseling

Associate in Applied Science Degree
60 Semester Credit Hours; Curriculum: 0204

General Education Requirements:

Credit Hours

Area A — 

Communications

 

 

EGL 101

3

 

One course from: EGL 102, EGL 111, EGL 212, SPE 103
(EGL 111 Recommended)

3

Area B — 

Mathematics

0-3

 

One course from Area B (Mathematics) or Area C (Science)

 

Area C — 

Science

0-3

 

One course from Area B (Mathematics) or Area C (Science)

 

Area D — 

Social and Behavioral Sciences

3

 

(Recommend one course from: PSY 101 or SOC 101)

 

Area E — 

Humanities/Fine Arts

3

 

One course from a humanities or fine arts discipline

 

Area F — 

Contemporary Global Studies*

0-3

 

One course that satisfies Contemporary Global Studies requirement

 

Total General Education Requirements:

18

   

Major Requirements:

Credit Hours

HSV 110 Counseling /Interviewing

3

HSV 121 Treatment Strategies

3

HSV 122 Assessment and Treatment of the Chemically Dependent

3

HSV 210 Counseling/Interviewing II

3

HSV 250 Substance Abuse Practicum I

4

HSV 255 Substance Abuse Practicum II

4

PSY 107 Applied Psychology: The Psychology of Personal Growth

3

PSY 120 Human Development

3

PSY 203 The Psychology of Abnormal Behavior

3

PSY 234 Family Systems and the Addictive Process

3

PSY 235 The Psychology of Group Behavior

3

PSY 237 Psychopharmacology

3

PSY 238 Substance Abuse

3


Total Major Requirements:


41

Electives:


1

Select one course from PSY, SOC, HSV or other course that is approved by the program coordinator.

 


Total Semester Credit Hours for Associate in Applied Science Degree:

60

 

 

*Students may take a Contemporary Global Studies course that satisfies both Area F and another Area requirement.

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As a student, Jake Harris cofounded Students for Social Justice and lobbied to bring fair trade coffee to Oakton’s cafeterias.

 

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November 11
Veterans Day holiday. College closed.

November 19
Registration opens for spring 2015 semester.

November 27, 28
Thanksgiving recess. College closed.

November 29, 30
Thanksgiving recess. No classes; College open.

December 16, 17
Evaluation Days.

December 17
Last day of student attendance.

December 18
Grading Day. Faculty on campus and available to students at designated times.

December 19
Grades due.

December 24 - January 4
College closed.

January 12
Faculty return for spring 2015 semester.

January 16
Winterim classes end.

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