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HSER 340 Introduction to Chemical Dependency

Units: 3

Hours: 54 hours LEC

Prerequisite: None.

Transferable: CSU

A survey course that examines the psychological and physiological effects of chemical dependency on the individual. Also included is an analysis of the effects of substance abuse on the family; the sociological and economic conditions contributing to substance abuse, and a description of communication efforts at prevention and treatment.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

SLO 1: DEVELOP AN UNDERSTANDING OF THE PSYCHOLOGICAL AND PHYSIOLOGICAL EFFECTS OF ALCOHOL AND OTHER DRUGS OF ADDICTION ON THE HUMAN BODY AND HUMAN BEHAVIOR.