2024-2025 Catalog 
    Apr 15, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog

Chemical Dependency Counseling, A.A.S

Program Code: CDC.AAS.CDC

This program allows graduates to enter the job market or transfer to a four-year college or university and work toward a bachelor’s degree in social work or psychology. In order to graduate, students must obtain a grade of “C” or better in all chemical dependency counseling, psychology and sociology courses.

First Year

Second Year


* This course has a prerequisite.

≈ This course has a corequisite.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this program should be able to:

  1. Identify and describe the medical aspects of chemical dependency and treatment;
  2. Explain and practice the theories and techniques of counseling and therapy (individual, group and family);
  3. Apply addiction treatment delivery practices through participation in authentic field experiences;
  4. Identify basic psychological concepts, theories and developments related to human and abnormal behavior; and
  5. Describe and demonstrate adherence to the ethical standards of client welfare.