Minor Curriculum

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Each student's specific requirements are determined by the curriculum set forth in his or her declared academic bulletin.  Copies of the current and past academic bulletins are available on the Undergraduate Bulletins page.  Descriptions of each course can be found in the academic bulletin.  Please meet with your academic advisor to discuss the frequency of course offerings, course waivers, and/or course substitutions.

Requirements for the Alcohol and Drug Studies Minor

(2014-2015 Bulletin and Newer)

 Alcohol and Drug Studies Minor (27 Credits)

This track includes only the Alcohol and Drug Studies Core Courses. Without the internship experience, students will not be eligible for licensure in the state of Minnesota as an alcohol and drug counselor.

  • HLTH 225: Introduction to Alcohol and Drug Studies (3 credits)
              *Prerequisite for applying the ADS Application and Screening Process

  • HLTH 406: Ethics and Professionalism for Addictions Professionals (3 credits)
              *Prerequisite: HLTH 225

  • HLTH 407: Pharmacology for Alcohol and Drug Professionals (3 credits)
              *Prerequisite: HLTH 225

  • HLTH 408: Theories and Methods for Addicitions Professionals (3 credits)
              *Prerequisite: HLTH 225

  • HLTH 456: Assessment and Diagnosis of Substance Use Disorders (3 credits)
              *Prerequisite: HLTH 225

  • HLTH 469: Co-Occurring Disorders (3 credits)
              *Prerequisite: HLTH 225

  • CSP 470: Group Procedures (3 credits)
              *Prerequisite: CSP 471

  • CSP 471: Interpersonal Helping Skills (3 credits)

  • CSP 473: Counseling the Chemically Dependent Family (3 credits)
              *Prerequisite: CSP 471