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Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counseling (A.A.S.)
First Semester Credits
ENG 103  Freshman Composition and Literature I   3
COM 220 Interpersonal Communication or COM 210 Public Speaking
3
BIO 105 Exploring Biology or BIO 106 Human Biology
3-4
HUM 150 Human Services Theory, Skills, and Resources 
3
ASA 159 Chemical Dependencies
3
Total Credits:
15-16
Second Semester Credits
ASA 268 Clinical Skills for Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselors 
3
ENG 104 Freshman Composition and Literature II
3
MAT 104 or Higher
3-4
PSY 103 General Psychology or SOC 103 Introductory Sociology
3
ASA 269 Individual Counseling Skills for Chemical Dependency Counselors
3
Total Credits:
15-16
Third Semester Credits
ASA 271 Cultural Competence and Special Populations
3
ASA 226 Group Skills for Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counseling
3
ASA 227 Overview of Addiction Services
3
PSY 103 General Psychology or SOC 103 Introductory Sociology
3
HUM 164 Human Services Field Instruction and Seminar I
3
Total Credits:
15
Fourth Semester Credits
ASA 229 Addictions and Family Systems
3
HUM 263 Human Services Field Instruction and Seminar II
3
COM 282 Intercultural Communication
3
ASA 270 Counselor Spirituality and Wellness
3
General Elective
3
Total Credits:
15
Total Program Credits:
60-62