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2014-2015
Addictions Studies
Certificate
Curriculum code 1321
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Required Courses
(44 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

12 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
ADC-100 3 Human Development and Behavior  
ADC-101 3 Introduction to Addiction Counseling  
ADC-108 3 Treatment Delivery Models  
ADC-202 3 Substance Use, Abuse and Dependency  
Total: 12

Second Semester
15 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
ADC-106 3 Theory and Practice of Counseling Prerequisites: ADC 101 and ADC 202
ADC-112 3 Diversity in Addictions Counseling Prerequisite: ADC-101; Offered spring semester
ADC-204 3 Psychopharmacology 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: 15

Third Semester
10 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
Total: 10

       Fourth Semester
      7 Credit Hours

Course

Credit Hours

Title

Notes
___-___ 3 Elective: Select three hours of electives from electives list.  
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
Total: 7

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  

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) 974-608-4337
digangij4@morainevalley.edu
  

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Cost of Program and Loan Debt
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Information and requirements may change without notice.

 
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