This major provides students with the academic coursework necessary to launch their professional careers and make an immediate impact in the lives of those affected by addiction. The undergraduate program in alcohol and drug studies prepares students to enter the addiction field or further their knowledge through advanced degrees.

Real-World Experiences

As a student in alcohol and drug studies, you'll be able to participate in academic-related activities and programs that provide relevant, real-world experiences.

Whether it's through our pre-professional organization, Students for Alcohol and Drug Education (SADE), an in-person event promoting awareness or prevention, or an online opportunity to expand your network, there are plenty of ways to gain experiences that will help you pursue your goals.

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Admission to Major

Alcohol and Drug Studies graduates are prepared for career opportunities in settings such as treatment centers, detoxification centers, halfway houses, health care facilities, social service agencies, corrections facilities, academic institutions, and others.

About the Program

The Alcohol and Drug Studies major is an interdisciplinary program that prepares students to enter the addiction field or further their knowledge of addictions to strengthen their competency within other disciplines.

Required Courses

Detailed information on the courses can be found within the Academic Catalog.

Get Involved

As a student in alcohol and drug studies, you'll be able to participate in academic-related activities and programs that provide relevant, real-world experiences.

Career Information

Our graduates are prepared to help people overcome challenges they are facing in variety of settings, including treatment centers, detoxification centers, halfway houses, health care facilities, social service agencies, nonprofit organizations, corrections facilities and education institutions.

FAQs

Get answers to frequently asked questions about the Alcohol and Drug Studies, BS program.

SADE

SADE is a pre–professional academic student organization sponsored by the Alcohol and Drug Studies program.

Health Science, Minor

Students interested in adding an optional minor may find the Health Science minor to further enhance their knowledge and skills within the field of health.

Alcohol and Drug Studies, Minor

Students in other majors that are interested in learning more about courses and opportunities outside of the Bachelor's degree can learn more about our minor.