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Alcohol and Other Drug Studies

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The mission of the Alcohol and Other Drug Studies Program is to prepare students with academic training and hands-on experience for employment in various substance abuse treatment settings and obtain California state certification as a drug and alcohol counselor. The Alcohol and Other Drug Studies Program facilitates and enhances student learning in a supportive environment, through comprehensive education, utilization of academic courses, and field placement experiences.

*Certificates
Intended to prepare students for immediate work opportunities or to add skills to their resume. Only coursework for the major is required.

 

Associate Degree in Science (AS) / Certificate of Achievement (CA)

To earn a certificate of proficiency in this program, simply complete program requirements courses listed below. To earn an associate's degree in this program, complete the program requirements below and the Associate Degree General Education requirements found here.
CoursesUnitsFace-to-Face at RBECOnlinePre-Req
Total Units37-40
Program Requirements
PSYC 100: Intro to Psychology3Spring 19, Summer 19, Fall 19
AODS/PSYC/SOC 150:
Intro to Alcohol and Other Drug Studies
3Summer 19Fall 19, Spring 19, Summer 19
AODS/PSYC/SOC 155:
Physiology/Pharmacology of Psychoactive Drugs
3Fall 19
AODS/PSYC/SOC 160:
Prevention, Intervention, and Education
3Fall 19
PSYC 225: Psychology of Abnormal Behavior3Spring 19PYSC 100
AODS/PSYC/SOC 250:
Group Leadership and Process
3Spring 19
AODS/PSYC/SOC 255:
Case Management, Law and Ethics
3Spring 19, Fall 19
AODS/PSYC/SOC 260:
Chemical Dependency Family Counseling
3Summer 19
AODS/PSYC/SOC 299:
Directed Field Experience II
6Fall 19AODS/PYSC/SOC 140 or 298, and AODS/PYSC/SOC 250 AND AODS/PSYC/SOC 255
PSYC/SOC/AODS 299L: Lab2 or 3Corequisite PSYC/SOC/AODS 299
Group One (Select 3 units)
SOC 100: Intro to Sociology3Spring 19, Summer 19, Fall 19Fall 19, Spring 19, Summer 19
SOC 110: Social Problems3
Group Two (Select 4 - 5 units)
AODS/PSYC/SOC 140:
Intro to Psychological and Social Services
4
AODS/PSYC/SOC 298:
Directed Field Experience I
5Summer 19
PSYC/SOC/AODS 298L: Lab2 or 3 Corequisite PSYC/SOC/AODS 298