2013-2014
Addictions Studies
Associate in Applied Science Degree
Curriculum code 1314
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Required Courses
(63-64 credit hours)
The following suggested schedule is based on full-time enrollment. Students may also complete the program through part-time enrollment.

For information about prerequisites and corequisites, please refer to the catalog.

Suggested Full-Time Schedule
First Semester

15
Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
COM-101 3 Composition I  
ADC-100 3 Human Development and Behavior  
ADC-101 3 Introduction to Addictions Counseling  
ADC-108 3 Treatment Delivery Models Credit or enrollment in ADC-100 and a prerequisite of ADC-101
ADC-202 3 Substance Use, Abuse, and Dependency  
Total: 15

Second Semester
18 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
ADC-112 3 Diversity in Addictions Counseling Prerequisite: ADC-101
ADC-106 3 Theory and Practice of Counseling  
ADC-204 3 Psychopharmarcology  
ADC-207 3 Family Dynamics and Counseling  
ADC-208 3 Case Management  
Total: 18

Third Semester
16 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
ADC-206 3 Group Counseling  
ADC-211 3 Compliance and Ethics  
ADC-233 3 Field Practicum  
ADC-237 1 Seminar  
COM-103 3 Speech Fundamentals  
MTH-120 3 General Education Mathematics or higher  
Total: 16

Fourth Semester
14
Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
ADC-243 3 Advanced Field Practicum  
ADC-247 1 Advanced Seminar  
___-___ 3 Career Elective: Select three hours of electives from electives list.
___-___ 3 Humanities and Fine Arts elective

Choose from ARB, ART, FRE, GER, HUM, LIT, MUS, PHI, SPA, THE

 
___-___ 4 Physical and Life Sciences, Mathematics

Choose from BIO, CHM, EAS, GEL,  NAT, PHS, PHY

 
Total: 14

Electives
Select three elective credits from the following table to be included in the above course sequencing for this program.
3 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
ADC-110 3 Common Behavior Disorders  
ADC-219 2 Contemporary Issues: Alcohol/Drugs  
ADC-230 1 Special Topics in Addictions Studies  
CRJ-101 3 Introduction to Criminal Justice  
CRJ-105 3 Criminology  
IMS-115 3 Microsoft Office I  
PSY-205 3 Abnormal Psychology  
SPA-125 3 Career Spanish for Law Enforcement I  
SPA-126 3 Career Spanish for Law Enforcement II  

The Addictions Studies Associate in Applied Science Degree Program includes the necessary training and practicum requirements to meet the criteria for certification defined by the Illinois Alcohol and other Drug Abuse Professional Certifications Association, Inc. (IOADAPCA).

Graduation Requirements
Successful completion of all course requirements and the minimum number of credit hours for the specific certificate; minimum overall grade point average of 2.0 in the courses required for the certificate; at least 50 percent of the certificate hours must be completed at Moraine Valley; submission of graduation petition to the Records Office by published deadlines. (See college catalog for details.)

For More Information

Admissions Office
(708) 974-5355
admissions@morainevalley.edu
www.morainevalley.edu

Academic Advising Center
(708) 974-5721
advising@morainevalley.edu
www.morainevalley.edu/academicadvising
Department Chairperson
Susan Phelan
Office: B205
(708) 974-5743
phelan@morainevalley.edu

Program Coordinator
John DiGangi
Office: B135
(708) 608-4337
digangij4@morainevalley.edu

  

Information and requirements may change without notice.