HSCD 134 Introduction to Addictions

Focuses on substance and behavioral addictions in modern society by surveying prevalent addiction trends and common co-occurring disorders. Students will gain an overview of causal factors and the consequences of addiction as they relate to the individual, family, and community. A strengths-based perspective will focus on the biological, psychological, and sociocultural factors influencing addiction and recovery.




Completion of a terminal degree associate or higher, or successful completion of HS 222, HS 230, HS 241, and HS 255.