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Drug and Alcohol Counselor Training

Associate in Applied Science (Career Program) - 61 Credit Hours

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Program Information/Mission:

The mission of the Associate in Applied Science Drug and Alcohol Counselor Training degree is to prepare students to work as a professional in the field of drug and alcohol treatment.   After completing the curriculum, students can complete the Illinois Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Professional Certification Association (IAODAPCA) certification exam.  

Program Accreditation:
Illinois Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Professional Certification Association (IAODAPCA) certification exam

Recommended Course Sequence:

Fall Semester 1:
PSY 110; BIOL 140; DACT 110; DACT 111; HUMSV 110; ENGL 110

Spring Semester 1:
COMM 110; DACT 112; DACT 113; Mathematics

Fall Semester 2:
PSY 112; DACT 210; DACT 211; PSY 225; Humanities; PSY/SOC Electives

Spring Semester 2:
PSY 250; DACT 212


Course Information:
Required General Education Courses
CourseNameCredit
ENGL 110COMPOSITION I 3
COMM 110COMMUNICATION: PROCESS AND PRACTICE 3
PSY 110INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY 3
BIOL 140HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY 4
MATHEMATICS *3
HUMANITIES *3
Required Program Courses
CourseNameCredit
DACT 110FOUNDATIONS I 3
DACT 111ADDICTION COUNSELING I 3
DACT 112FOUNDATIONS II 3
DACT 113ADDICTION COUNSELING II 3
DACT 210ADDICTION COUNSELING III 3
DACT 211COUNSELING AND HUMAN CHANGE 3
DACT 212INTERNSHIP SEMINAR 9
HUMSV 110INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN SERVICES 3
PSY 112PERSONALITY 3
PSY 225ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY 3
PSY 250INTRODUCTION TO RESEARCH METHODS IN THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES 3
Elective Courses
CourseNameCredit
PSYCHOLOGY/SOCIOLOGY ELECTIVE **3

* See specific requirements for Associate in Applied Science Degree.
** SOC 120, 219, PSY 202, 210

For Program Information Contact:

Social Sciences and Public Services Department

Drug and Alcohol Counselor Training Office

North Campus

(309) 690-6898