2014-2015
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  
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 Prerequisites: ADC 101 and ADC 202
ADC-106 3 Theory and Practice of Counseling Prerequisite: ADC-101; Offered spring semester
ADC-204 3 Psychopharmarcology Prerequisite: ADC 202
ADC-207 3 Family Dynamics and Counseling Prerequisites: ADC 101 and ADC 202
Corequisite: Registration or credit in ADC 106
ADC-208 3 Case Management Prerequisites: ADC 101 and ADC 108 and ADC 202
Total: 18

Third Semester
16 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
ADC-206 3 Group Counseling Corequisite: Registration or credit in ADC 106
ADC-211 3 Compliance and Ethics Prerequisite: ADC 106
ADC-233 3 Field Practicum Prerequisite: 30 credit hours in courses with an ADC prefix with a grade of C or better.
Corequisite: ADC-237
ADC-237 1 Seminar Corequisite: ADC 233
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 Prerequisite: ADC-233 and consent of practicum coordinator.
Corequisite: ADC-247
ADC-247 1 Advanced Seminar Prerequisite of consent of practicum coordinator
Corequisite: ADC-243
___-___ 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 Prerequisite: ADC 101; Offered fall semester
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
Bill Barz
Office: H277
(708) 974-5473
barz@morainevalley.edu

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

  

Information and requirements may change without notice.