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Human Services: Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counseling Option Associate of Science Degree

Fresno City College
Program overview
2 years
Associate's degree
Scholarships available
English
Start dates
Fresno
Fall 2021

Fresno
Spring 2021

Program description

Human Services: Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counseling Option Associate of Science Degree

This department offers basic, introductory information that is needed for a student seeking to understand both the social welfare and alcohol and drug abuse counseling systems in the United States and the profession of Social Work and Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counseling. Completion of the courses in the program prepare students with needed competence for transfer to university studies in human services and entry level jobs in the human services field.

This degree is designed for students interested in working in the field of chemical dependency. Completion of the total program will broaden a candidate’s understanding and assist in preparation needed to enter the field. These core classes of the degree are accredited by the California Association for Alcohol/Drug Educators (CAADE) and recognized by the other counselor certification organizations in California. The degree offers course work leading to a certificate of achievement, and an AS degree in Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counseling.

Admission requirements

International Students and Scholars Admission Requirements

To determine whether you are eligible for admission to our Fresno City College International Program, please review the following Admission Requirements, and submit the completed checklist with your other application materials:

  • Student must be 18 years old prior to the start of the semester
  • Affidavit of Support Form
  • Cost of Attendance Acknowledgement Form
  • Financial Documents
  • TOEFL or IELTS Exam Results – Waived if student Graduated from a U.S. High School and/or if English is an official language of home country
    • TOEFL Score Requirement Score of 500 Paper Based Test (PBT) or 61 Internet Based Test (iBT) required from students applying from their home country. If a student attended and completed an English Language Training Program in the U.S. we will consider accepting a score of 460 PBT or 48 iBT. Transcripts will be required from English Training Program for review.
    • IELTS Score Requirement Overall Band Score of 5.5 required from students applying from home country with at least 5.0 in each subsection (Listening, reading, Writing, and Speaking). If a student attended and completed an English Language Training Program in the U.S. we will consider accepting an Overall Band Score of 5.0. Transcripts will be required from English Training Program for review.
  • High School Graduation Requirement Official Graduation Certificate/Diploma, transcripts, and/or equivalent evidence of graduation from a Secondary School or its equivalent are required. If records are not in English, certified translation must be furnished.

For more information about admission requirement, please visit the university website.


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Program content

Required Core Courses

  • Introduction to Aging Studies
  • Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counseling: Professional and Personal Growth
  • Work Experience (Cooperative), Occupational
  • Introduction to Social Welfare
  • Fund of Interviewing and Counseling
  • Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counseling: Law and
  • Ethics, Prevention, Education, Outreach and Referral
  • Introduction to Alcohol and Drug Counseling
  • Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counseling: Case Management
  • Drug Use: Physical and Psychological Effects

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Tuition fees

International and Out-of-State student fees for spring 2021 : $3480.00 per 12 credit units

For more information about tuition fees, please visit the university website.

Qualification

Student Learning Outcomes:


  1. Demonstrate a fundamental working knowledge of the Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse system.
  2. Be prepared for entry-level employment in an Alcohol or Other Drug Program.
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of the 12 core competencies and their application to the treatment of substance use disorders.

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Fresno City College

FCC provides the first two years of American university education to help you get where you want to be. Students will receive an American education at an affordable cost. Our students enjoy and benefit from individualized staff guidance, academic counseling,...


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Fresno City College

1101 E University Avenue
93741 Fresno California
United States of America

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www.fresnocitycollege.edu

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