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The Addiction Studies program is a multidisciplinary program that provides university-level education valuable for students in all disciplines, particularly those students interested in alcohol/drug prevention and treatment and careers in health, business and industry, criminal justice, and human services.
501 N. Riverpoint Blvd.
Spokane, WA 99202
Interdisciplinary Studies Addiction Studies BA Degree
This program provides students with the coursework necessary to become certified as a Chemical Dependency Professional in the State of Washington. The addiction field offers an excellent chance for graduates to make a significant impact on people's lives to move toward healthy life styles.
What will I study?
ADST 300 Survey of Alcohol/Drug Problems (4)
ADST 302 Counseling Theories for the Addiction Professional (3)
ADST 303 HIV/Aids & Addiction Treatment (2)
ADST 308 Cultural Diversity & Chemical Dependency (2)
ADST 410 Community Prevention Methods (4)
ADST 412 Physiology & Pharmacology for Addictions (4)
ADST 420 Alcohol/Drug Case Management (4)
ADST 430 Addiction Treatment with Families (3)
ADST 440 Alcohol/Drug Group Counseling (3)
ADST 442 Screening & Assessment for Co-Occurring Disorders (3)
ADST 460 Law & Ethics for Addiction Professionals (4)
ADST 462 Adolescent Addiction Assessment & Treatment (3)
ADST 464 Relapse Prevention (2)
Total: 42 Credits
Practicum Placement is available for students who are not currently working in addiction treatment.
ADST 450 Practicum Seminar (1)
ADST 385 Practicum I (2)
ADST 485 Practicum II (2)
Students must complete a minimum of 20 additional upper division credits in a single approved subject area that is complimentary to Addiction Studies.
Additional requirements for Interdisciplinary Studies Bachelor of Arts (B.A)
Two years of a single high school foreign language or one year of a single college level foreign language is required.
Approved Senior Capstone