SOS-304 Drugs and Society

This course examines the physiological, psychological and sociological impact of substance use and abuse on individuals and on society. It includes current and historical approaches to treatment and prevention of substance abuse as well as pertinent legal and ethical issues.

Advisory: This is an upper-level course. Students should have knowledge equivalent to an introductory course in social sciences.

Study Methods:

Guided Study (SOS-304-GS):
Oct 2015*,  Nov 2015,  Dec 2015,  Jan 2016,  Feb 2016,  Mar 2016
Online Courses (SOS-304-OL):
Oct 2015*,  Nov 2015,  Dec 2015,  Jan 2016,  Feb 2016,  Mar 2016

Semester Hours: 3

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*This course features a free electronic textbook (eBook) option during the October 2015 term. Learn more about the College's eBook Pilot Program.