Addiction Studies (AA)
Associate in Arts (AA)
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16 credits completed in residence
2.00 (C) grade point average
62 total credits
ASC 100-Freshman Seminar
Addiction counselors work in a variety of settings to educate and treat individuals and families experiencing the effects of substance abuse. Counselors in North Dakota must have a nine month internship in addition to a bachelor's degree. This addiction studies curriculum provides general education courses needed for students when they transfer to another institution to complete a degree in various areas such as addiction studies, chemical use/abuse awareness, or addiction counselor training.
The curriculum outlined below is based on most common baccalaureate program requirements. Students may earn an Associate's degree in Liberal Arts at WSC, but must transfer to a baccalaureate campus to complete a Bachelor's degree in Addiction Studies.
Suggested Courses Credits
General Biology L/L
The courses listed above are reflective of those most commonly required in preparation for transfer to another college or university. For specific baccalaureate degree requirements, students should consult the catalog of the campus to which they intend to transfer.