About the Addictive Disorders and Recovery Studies Minor
The Department of Community, Family, and Addiction Sciences, the Addictive Disorders and Recovery Studies program, and the College of Arts & Sciences jointly offer an interdisciplinary minor in addictive disorders and recovery studies (ADRS). This minor is designed for students with professional, academic, or personal interest in addictive disorders. It will provide students with an understanding of the physiological, psychological, societal, and familial factors contributing to addiction and the recovery from addiction. It is recommended that the 18 hours of coursework be taken in the order listed below:
1. First take ADRS 2310 .
2. Then take ADRS 3325 .
3. Choose at least two classes in any order from ADRS 3327 , ADRS 3329 ; PSY 4325 .
4. Choose one class from PFP 3321 ; SOC 3383 , CRIM 4325 , SOC 4327 ; ADRS 4329 .
5. Lastly, take ADRS 4325 .
The Texas Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse and the Texas Certification Board of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors accept completion of this minor as fulfillment of alcohol- and drug-specific education for licensure. The ADRS minor does not provide students with the practicum requirement for licensure.