Certificate in Addiction Studies

Pre-Baccalaureate Certificate in Addiction Studies

CalSouthern’s Certificate in Addiction Studies is a 33-credit program, comprised of the following required courses and optional elective course:


Addiction Studies Courses

Required Courses

PSY 2311 Alcohol, Drugs, Family and Culture

Credits : 3
This course is an exploration of the history and origins of alcoholism and drug addiction that examines the patterns and progression of addiction as well as the stages of the disease. Learners will examine historical, societal, cultural, psychological, behavioral and familial perspectives of substance use and abuse. Emphasis is placed on the evaluation of the aspects of the various treatment and prevention programs along with the recognition of the effects of alcoholism and drug addiction on family dynamics.

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Electives

PSY 2311 Alcohol, Drugs, Family and Culture

Credits : 3
This course is an exploration of the history and origins of alcoholism and drug addiction that examines the patterns and progression of addiction as well as the stages of the disease. Learners will examine historical, societal, cultural, psychological, behavioral and familial perspectives of substance use and abuse. Emphasis is placed on the evaluation of the aspects of the various treatment and prevention programs along with the recognition of the effects of alcoholism and drug addiction on family dynamics.

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