Certificate in Addiction Studies

Begin Admitting Fall 2020.

The Certificate in Addiction Studies is intended to meet undergraduate interest for focused study in addiction.  An addiction studies certificate will prepare students to find jobs within the health and counseling sectors. 


A total of 12 credit hours are required for completion.  At least six of the 12 credit hours must be at the 3000-level or above.  A maximum of nine credit hours from any department may be applied.  All grades must be at a C or better.  Grades of C- or below and grades of S/U will not be accepted.  

Required Courses6
PSYCH 2520Introduction to Addiction Science3
PSYCH 2220Drugs and Behavior3
or SOCIOL 4620 Drugs and Society
Elective Courses6
Psychological Sciences
PSYCH 2110Learning, Memory, and Cognition3
PSYCH 2210Mind, Brain, and Behavior3
PSYCH 2220Drugs and Behavior3
PSYCH 2510Survey of Abnormal Psychology3
PSYCH 3830Health Psychology3
PSYCH 3830Health Psychology3
PSYCH 4210Physiological Psychology3
PSYCH 4520Behavior Genetics3
PSYCH 4580Externalizing Spectrum Disorders3
SOCIOL 1650Social Deviance3
SOCIOL 3255Youth in Today's World3
SOCIOL 3440Sociology of Health3
SOCIOL 3600Criminology3
SOCIOL 4620Drugs and Society3
SOCIOL 4630Sociology of Mental Health3
Medical Pharmacology and Physiology
MPP 4204Medical Pharmacology4
Women's and Gender Studies
WGST 2050Gender and Public Health3
WGST 4600Women and Health3
Social Work
SOC_WK 4330Addiction Treatment and Prevention3
SOC_WK 4370Delinquency, Corrections and Social Treatment3
SOC_WK 4390Helping Strategies With Children and Adolescents3
SOC_WK 4400Domestic Violence3

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