SOSC 301 - Intro to Alcohol/Drug Studies

SOSC 301 Introduction to Alcohol and Other Drug Studies

An introductory course for students who are interested in any area of human services and whowish to increase their knowledge of substance abuse (alcohol and other drugs) in society. Covers the history of alcohol and other drug abuse, its impact on the community and the community�s responses. Includes cultural factors of use and abuse of chemical prevention strategies and individual/society intervention. Also covers theories of substance abuse and identification of signs and symptomatology, as well as treatment resources and myths of use.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area E5d
Transfer Credit: CSU
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College of San Mateo

Department: Social Science

Number of Units: 3


This description is for the Fall 2019 term