Meet with a CSM counselor to discuss how to achieve academic goals and to develop a comprehensive student educational plan (SEP).

University Transfer Program
60-70 transferable units

California State University
University of California
Independent Colleges and Universities

Program Overview

The Addiction Studies program prepares students to work with the alcohol and other drug dependent population, and the family and employer of the addicted person. The program addresses community needs for trained substance use prevention and intervention specialists to work and volunteer in both public and private agencies in the Bay Area.

Program Requirements

Major Requirements
Required Core Courses (Foundation Core Courses): 15 units Units
SOSC 301 Introduction to Addiction Studies 3 units
SOSC 302 Pharmacology and Physiological Effects of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse 3 units
SOSC 304 Intervention, Treatment and Recovery 3 units
SOSC 319 Co-Occurring Disorders I: Recognition and Referral 3 units
SOSC 333 Laws and Ethics in Addiction Studies 3 units
Required Core Courses (Skill Building Courses): 15 units Units
SOSC 307 Family Systems in Addiction 3 units
SOSC 308 Group AOD (Alcohol and Other Drug) Counseling Process 3 units
SOSC 310 Special Population Groups in Addiction Studies 3 units
SOSC 314 Individual AOD (Alcohol and Other Drug) Counseling Process 3 units
SOSC 317 Case Management 3 units
Required Core Courses (Field Study Courses): 6 units Units
SOSC 315 Field Studies and Seminar I 3 units
SOSC 316 Field Studies and Seminar II 3 units
Required Selective Courses: Select 3 units from the following: Units
PSYC 100 General Psychology 3 units
PSYC 410 Abnormal Psychology 3 units
Additional recommended courses (not required for degree) Units
SOSC 321 Adolescent/Youth Substance Use Prevention, Interventions and Treatment 3 units
SOSC 325 Co-Occurring Disorders II: Management and Treatment 3 units
Total Required Major Units: 39

And required General Education coursework and electives as needed to meet the minimum 60 units required for the Associate degree.

Please refer to the AA/AS Degree Requirements for more information.