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Through this interdepartmental minor in substance abuse education, students will receive a broad education about drugs and drug policies in the United States.  Most students who select this minor are interested in a career in substance abuse prevention, treatment, or rehabilitation.  Many students studying this minor go on to take State of Michigan credentialing examinations and begin careers in counseling agencies, court programs, or treatment centers.


 

Required Courses (18 hours)

  • HSC 235- Psychoactive Drugs 3(3-0)
  • HSC 236- Substance Abuse Intervention Programming 3(3-0)
  • HSC 317- Community Health 3(3-0)
  • HSC 526- Behavioral Health 3(3-0)
  • HSC 532- Diversity Issues in the Health Professions
  • HSC 598- Nature and Dynamics of Destructive Health Habits 3(3-0)

Electives (6 hours)

Select from the following list with the approval of an advisor:

  • FNS 370- Nutrition 3(3-0)
  • HDF 411- Families in Social, Legal, & Political Contexts 3(3-0)
  • HSC 106QR- Health Lifestyles 3(2-1)
  • HSC 211- Human Anatomy and Physiology 3(3-0)
  • HSC 319- Methods and Materials in Community Health Education 3(3-0)
  • HSC 350- Community Service in the Health Educators 2(2-0)
  • HSC 510- Independent Reading Experience 1-4(Spec)
  • HSC 512- Special Topics in Health Education 1-12(Spec)
  • HSC 523- AIDS Education 1(1-0)
  • HSC 537- Stress Reduction Workshop 1(Spec)
  • PSY 220- Developmental Psychology
  • PSY 250- Abnormal Psychology
  • PSY 350- Clinical Interviewing and Counseling 3(3-0)
  • SOC 221- Social Problems
  • SOC 324- Criminology 3(3-0)
  • SOC 411- The Family 3(3-0)
  • SWK 250- Social Welfare Policies and Services I 3(3-0)