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Courses cover all levels of alcohol and drug use, as well as other behavioral addictions, their symptomatology, personal and social impacts, and treatment. The program is structured to meet the state licensing educational requirements for licensure as a chemical dependency counselor (LCDC).
An Addiction Studies minor prepares interdisciplinary professionals who will advance equity and optimize quality-of-life outcomes in diverse communities across the nation. Your training will help you foster positive health outcomes across the lifespan to insure equity for all.
Our department is comprised of community-engaged academics providing an education that reaches beyond the classroom. Faculty with expertise in applied gerontology, health services, rehabilitation counseling, substance use, and behavioral health concerns prepare students for a career in making a positive change in the lives of others.