Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

Course Description

SOC-117 - Understanding Chemical Dependency (3 credits)
Prerequisite(s): PREREQUISITES: Eligibility for ENG 100
This is an introductory level course to the field of drug and alcohol studies. Students will acquire a knowledge of the effects and composition of the most frequently abused drugs. Then the study will acquaint the student with the four perspectives currently utilized in the field: the biophysical model; the model from psychology, The Biophysical Model, The Model from Psychology, The Spiritual Paradigm, and the Theories of Sociology.

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