2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    Apr 12, 2024  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HUSE 203 - Introduction to Substance Abuse

3 CR
This course provides a comprehensive overview of the history of drug use and abuse that explores the theoretical and practical issues and survey treatment modalities and current prevention strategies.

Requisites: Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 244, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55 .
Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Demonstrate an understanding of alcohol and drug use in the United States.
  2. Explain the development of drug laws.
  3. Distinguish the effects of drugs on the nervous system.
  4. Identify characteristics of drug users.        
  5. Identify and describe alcohol and drug treatment methods.