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2013–2014 Undergraduate Catalog

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Addiction Studies  

Policy

  • Students who have previously earned a degree with a major in psychology must complete a minimum of 18 unduplicated credits in addiction studies to be awarded the second major of addiction studies.
  • Addiction studies majors must complete a background information disclosure statement and a criminal history search, and have these results approved by the program and the university by the established guidelines prior to beginning the first course at Viterbo University.
  • Students completing an adult learning degree completion bachelor degree may not concurrently double major or double degree in a major offered as a traditional student major.
  • ADCT 440 for students enrolled in the transfer agreement program must be taken at Viterbo (not transferred).
  • Addiction studies majors may not declare a substance abuse counseling minor or a psychology minor.  

Addiction Studies (degree completion) Major (Bachelor of Arts or Science)

  • core curriculum and mission seminars – see the core curriculum section of this catalog
  • major requirements– ADCT 330, 423, 427, 440, 445, 499, PSYC 171, 205, 270, 305, 340, 422, 464
  • final degree requirements– see the degree requirements section of this catalog for specific requirements of the Bachelor of Arts or Science degree as well as final graduation requirements
    The total credits of the major requirements are 35. The core curriculum and mission seminars require 35-43 credits. A total of 128 credits, 43 of which need to be at the 300/400 level, are required to graduate. Transfer course, waivers and/or substitutions, and prerequisite courses could modify these credit totals.  

Addiction Studies (transfer agreement/degree completion) Major (Bachelor of Arts or Science)

Students with an earned two-year degree (A.A. A.S., A.A.S.) that meets the state regulations for education requirements for substance abuse counseling may earn a Bachelor of Arts or Science with a major in addiction studies. The degree must have been earned May 2006 or later. Students may not begin these programs or be considered a student in these programs until the two-year degree has been completed and documented on a transcript. The student cannot be dually enrolled. The two-year degree must be completed prior to transfer to Viterbo.

 

Two year schools offering the education requirements include Chippewa Valley Technical College, College of Menominee Nation, Fox Valley Technical College, Gateway Technical College, Lac Courtes Oreilles Ojibwe Community College, Madison Area Technical College, Milwaukee Area Technical College, Moraine Park Technical College, Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, Waukesha County Technical College and others as approved.

 

This transfer agreement program is offered online with a week summer residency at the completion of the program.

 

  • core curriculum and mission seminars – see the core curriculum section of this catalog
  • major requirements– ADCT 330, 440, 445, 498, PSYC 464, 12 upper division credits in criminal justice, psychology, sociology, or women’s studies (may be transferred, but must have been taken at the upper division level at the transfer institution)
  • final degree requirements– see the degree requirements section of this catalog for specific requirements of the Bachelor of Arts or Science degree as well as final graduation requirements
    The total credits of the major requirements are 27. The core curriculum and mission seminars require 35-43 credits. A total of 128 credits, 43 of which need to be at the 300/400 level, are required to graduate. Transfer course, waivers and/or substitutions, and prerequisite courses could modify these credit totals.