Bachelor of Arts in Addiction Studies

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This Bachelor of Arts in Addiction Studies program will give you the coursework necessary to become certified as a Substance Use Disorder 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 lifestyles.

Curriculum & Requirements

Addiction Studies, Bachelor of Arts (BA)

This program provides students with the coursework necessary to become certified as a Substance Use Disorder Professional in the state of Washington.

Notes: two years of a single high school foreign language or one year of a single college-level foreign language is required.

Required Courses
ADST 300SURVEY OF ALCOHOL/DRUG PROBLEMS4
ADST 302COUNSELING THEORIES FOR THE ADDICTION PROFESSIONAL4
ADST 303HIV/AIDS AND ADDICTION TREATMENT2
ADST 308CULTURAL ISSUES IN ADDICTION TREATMENT AND BEHAVIORAL HEALTH4
ADST 410COMMUNITY PREVENTION METHODS4
ADST 412PHYSIOLOGY AND PHARMACOLOGY OF ADDICTIONS4
ADST 420ALCOHOL/DRUG CASE MANAGEMENT4
ADST 430ADDICTION TREATMENT WITH FAMILIES4
ADST 440ALCOHOL/DRUG GROUP COUNSELING3
ADST 442SCREENING AND ASSESSMENT FOR CO-OCCURRING DISORDERS4
ADST 444TREATING CO-OCCURRING DISORDERS4
ADST 448MEDICATION ASSISTED TREATMENT2
ADST 454TRAUMA INFORMED CARE IN BEHAVIORAL HEALTH4
ADST 460LAW AND ETHICS FOR ADDICTION PROFESSIONALS4
ADST 462ADOLESCENT ADDICTION ASSESSMENT AND TREATMENT4
ADST 464RELAPSE PREVENTION2
Required Senior Capstone
ADST 490ADST SENIOR CAPSTONE4
Optional Practicum Placement–available for students not currently working in a substance use disorder treatment agency.
ADDICTION STUDIES PRACTICUM SEMINAR
ADDICTION STUDIES PRACTICUM I
ADDICTION STUDIES PRACTICUM II
Total Credits61

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