Behavioral Health/Addictions and Substance Use Disorders

 

Earn your ASD Degree!

The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Addictions and Substance Use Disorders program is designed to prepare individuals with the skills necessary to become an addictions and substance use disorders professional, as well as provide continuing education to current professionals. Courses in the program focus on theories and techniques, ethics, communication skills, interviewing and documentation, and recovery and relapse. Courses also focus on advanced theories and techniques, family dynamics and relationships, and multicultural and diverse populations. The program includes a Certificate of Completion in Addictions and Substance Use Disorders Level I, a Certificate of Completion in Addictions and Substance Use Disorders Level II, and an Associate in Applied Science in Addictions and Substance Use Disorders. In addition, a Certificate of Completion in Professional Addictions Counseling is also available.

CIPS Code: 51.1501

Associate in Applied Science in Addictions and Substance Use Disorders

Program Notes:
Licensing and certification requirements vary by state.
Required Courses 39
Certificate Title Credits
Certificate of Completion in Addictions and Substance Use Disorders Level II 39

General Education Requirements

General Education Requirements 22-25
General Education Core 12-15
Course # Course Title Credits
First-Year Composition
ENG101 *
ENG102 *
First-Year Composition Shared Unique Number Number ENG1101 (3) AND
First-Year Composition  Shared Unique Number Number ENG1102 (3)
6
Oral Communication
Any approved general education course in the Oral Communication area 3
Mathematics
MAT102 * Mathematical Concepts/Applications (3) OR
Equivalent as indicated by assessment
3
Critical Reading
CRE101 * College Critical Reading (3) OR
Equivalent as indicated by assessment
0-3
General Education Distribution 10
Humanities and Fine Arts
Any approved general education course in the Humanities and Fine Arts area.
3
Natural Sciences
Any approved general education course in the Natural Sciences area.
4
Social and Behavioral Sciences
PSY101
PSY270 *
Introduction to Psychology Shared Unique Number Number PSY1101 (3) OR
Personal and Social Adjustment (3)
3
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Notes

  • The total amount of credits required for this degree is 61-64.
  • Students must earn a grade of "C" or better in all courses within the program
  • Minimum GPA: 2.00
  • * Indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites
  • ** Not all classes are offered every semester. Contact an academic advisor for additional information