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 2314 Aids and Chemical Dependency

Credits : 3
This course explores the history and origins of HIV/AIDS and examines the health and behavioral issues related to the treatment of addiction including the transmission and prevention of HIV/AIDS and other infectious diseases. Interactive work is stressed throughout the course. 

Learning Outcomes:
  • Explore course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Integrate course concepts through the use of internet resources
  • Interpret current research on HIV infection and HIV Disease
  • Describe the biological characteristics of HIV and AIDS
  • Examine the legal, ethical, social aspects, and implications of HIV/AIDS
  • Discuss HIV/AIDS as a Humanitarian Crisis
  • Discriminate aspects of Primary and Secondary HIV/AIDS Prevention as it relates to those with substance abuse issues
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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Electives

PSY 2314 Aids and Chemical Dependency

Credits : 3
This course explores the history and origins of HIV/AIDS and examines the health and behavioral issues related to the treatment of addiction including the transmission and prevention of HIV/AIDS and other infectious diseases. Interactive work is stressed throughout the course. 

Learning Outcomes:
  • Explore course concepts critically and competently through interaction with Learners and Faculty Mentor
  • Integrate course concepts through the use of internet resources
  • Interpret current research on HIV infection and HIV Disease
  • Describe the biological characteristics of HIV and AIDS
  • Examine the legal, ethical, social aspects, and implications of HIV/AIDS
  • Discuss HIV/AIDS as a Humanitarian Crisis
  • Discriminate aspects of Primary and Secondary HIV/AIDS Prevention as it relates to those with substance abuse issues
  • Analyze and evaluate information critically and effectively
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to emerging relevant technologies applicable to psychology
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