Addiction Studies at College of San Mateo - AA: Alcohol and Other Drug Studies
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Addiction Studies
AAMajor in Addiction Studies


Degree Requirements
Complete General Education and other requirements listed for the Associate degree and

Major requirements: 39 semester units

A grade point average of 2.0 is required for the major courses.

SOSC 301 Intro to Alcohol and Other Drug Studies 3 units
SOSC 302 Pharmacology/Physiological Effects of Alcohol & Other Drug Abuse 3 units
SOSC 304 Intervention, Treatment, Recovery 3 units
SOSC 307 Family Systems in Addiction 3 units
SOSC 308 Group AOD Counseling Process 3 units
SOSC 310 Special Population Groups in Alcohol or Other Drug Studies 3 units
SOSC 314 Individual AOD Counseling Process 3 units
SOSC 315 Field Studies and Seminar I 3 units
SOSC 316 Field Studies and Seminar II 3 units
SOSC 319 Co-occurring Disorders I: Recognition and Referral 3 units

Plus 6 units selected from the following courses:

PSYC 100 General Psychology 3 units
PSYC 410 Abnormal Psychology 3 units
SOCI 100 Introduction to Sociology 3 units

Plus 3 units selected from the following courses:

SOSC 317 Case Management 3 units
SOSC 325 Co-occuring Disorders II - Management and Treatment 3 units