May 25, 2024  
2024-2025 College Catalog 
    
2024-2025 College Catalog
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SOC 217 - Study of Drug Use and Abuse

3 credits
This course provides students with an understanding of the fundamentals of mood-altering chemicals other than ethyl alcohol, and, theories, symptomatology and drug related illnesses (HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C). Students will also gain an understanding of the wide variety of perspectives related to the legality and/or illegality of many mood-altering chemical substances. Varying approaches to treatment and prevention of drug abuse will also be explored. Special attention will be given to issues of racial-ethnic and spiritual diversity within the context of drug use, abuse and recovery.

Semester Typically Offered:
Multiple



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