Addiction Studies Major, Bachelor of Arts (BA)
This program provides students with the coursework necessary to become certified as Substance Use Disorder Professionals in the state of Washington. Addiction Studies is accredited by the National Addiction Studies Accreditation Commission (NASAC) and an approved NAADAC Education Provider.
Note: one course in human development or lifespan development is required for students seeking certification as Substance Use Disorder Professionals.
|ADST 300||SURVEY OF ALCOHOL/DRUG PROBLEMS||4|
|ADST 302||COUNSELING THEORIES FOR THE ADDICTION PROFESSIONAL||4|
|ADST 303||HIV/AIDS AND ADDICTION TREATMENT||2|
|ADST 308||CULTURAL ISSUES IN ADDICTION TREATMENT AND BEHAVIORAL HEALTH||4|
|ADST 410||COMMUNITY PREVENTION METHODS||4|
|ADST 412||PHYSIOLOGY AND PHARMACOLOGY OF ADDICTIONS||4|
|ADST 420||ALCOHOL/DRUG CASE MANAGEMENT||4|
|ADST 430||ADDICTION TREATMENT WITH FAMILIES||4|
|ADST 440||ALCOHOL/DRUG GROUP COUNSELING||3|
|ADST 442||SCREENING AND ASSESSMENT FOR CO-OCCURRING DISORDERS||4|
|ADST 444||TREATING CO-OCCURRING DISORDERS||4|
|ADST 448||MEDICATION ASSISTED TREATMENT||2|
|ADST 454||TRAUMA INFORMED CARE IN BEHAVIORAL HEALTH||4|
|ADST 460||CONFIDENTIALITY, LAW AND ETHICS FOR THE ADDICTION PROFESSIONAL||4|
|ADST 462||ADOLESCENT ADDICTION ASSESSMENT AND TREATMENT||4|
|ADST 464||RELAPSE PREVENTION||2|
|Required Senior Capstone|
|ADST 490||ADST SENIOR CAPSTONE||4|
|Optional Practicum Placement–available for students not currently working in a substance use disorder treatment agency.|
|ADDICTION STUDIES PRACTICUM SEMINAR|
|ADDICTION STUDIES PRACTICUM I|
|ADDICTION STUDIES PRACTICUM II|
University Competencies and Proficiencies
- Minimum Credits—180 cumulative credit hours
- 60 upper-division credits (300 level or above)
- 45 credits in residence (attendance) at Eastern, with at least 15 upper-division credits in major in residence at Eastern
- Minimum Cumulative GPA ≥2.0
All admitted students must officially Declare a Major by the time they reach 90 credits (junior standing).
Application for Graduation (use EagleNET) must be made at least two terms in advance of the term you expect to graduate (undergraduate and post-baccalaureate).
Use the Catalog Archives to determine two important catalog years.
SOAR calculates based on these two catalog years.
- The catalog in effect at the student's first term of current matriculation is used to determine BACR (Breadth Area Credit Requirements) and UGR (Undergraduate Graduation Requirements).
- The catalog in effect at the time the student declares a major or minor is used to determine the program requirements.
Students who successfully earn a BA in Addiction Studies from EWU should be able to do the following:
- apply intervention and recovery knowledge and methods to practice;
- demonstrate basic knowledge about substance use disorders;
- demonstrate competence around issues related to self -awareness, diversity, ethics and continuing education;
- demonstrate familiarity with behavior change and recovery models.