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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Substance Abuse Prevention Minor


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Katherine Ott Walter, Adviser
Phone: (540) 568-8972
Email: ottwalmk@jmu.edu

This cross disciplinary substance abuse prevention minor provides the student with the foundational knowledge and skills necessary to assist communities in designing science-based prevention programs to encourage healthy attitudes and behaviors towards alcohol, tobacco and other drugs. Course work in this minor will help prepare the student for the Certified Prevention Professionals, ATOD exam, which they can take after one year of prevention-related paid work experience and additional prevention-specific training.

Required Courses


One of the following (foundational knowledge): 3 Credit Hours


One of the following (education and skill development): 3 Credit Hours


One of the following (alcohol, tobacco and other drug-specific): 3 Credit Hours


One of the following (public policy-specific): 3 Credit Hours


Required Capstone Course: 3 Credit Hours


Footnote


1 This course is required for students whose major does not have a practicum or internship. Students may complete 30 hours for 1 credit, 60 hours for 2 credits or 90 hours for 3 credits in the field of ATOD prevention/education.

Total: 18-21 Credit Hours


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