University General Course Catalog 2018-2019 
    
    Jun 26, 2019  
University General Course Catalog 2018-2019

Addiction Treatment Services, Minor


I. Contact Information


CASAT (Center for the Application of Substance Abuse Technologies)
Orvis Building, Rm. 225
1664 N. Virginia Street/0279
Reno, Nevada 89557
(775) 784-6265

To view information about this program online, visit: 
www.casat.org/academic

II. Description


An 18-21 unit minor in addiction treatment services is available through the Center for the Application of Substance Abuse Technologies (CASAT). All students are introduced to the field of addiction services via the overview courses of CAS 154  and CAS 255 . The Addiction Treatment Services minor is especially suited to students majoring in psychology, social work, criminal justice, human development and family studies, sociology, and nursing. An optional 3 credits of internship/practicum coursework is available for those students intending to pursue the state certification as an alcohol and drug abuse counselor.

Formal acceptance into the minor or certificate program is required in order for students to take coursework at the 300 or 400-level. Most of the courses for this minor are available online, as well as face to face. Students are encouraged to take upper-division courses face-to-face  whenever possible. To apply or to view information about this program online, visit: http://casat.org and select “Academic Programs”.

An additional application process is required for acceptance into the practicum, CAS 464 . Applications are due by April 1 for the fall semester and November 1 for the spring semester. All applications are available through the CASAT office in the Orvis Building, online at http://casat.org or by calling the department.

III. Admission Requirements


Applications for this undergraduate minor can be made at anytime after the successful completion of CAS 154  with a C or above. A minimum 2.5 GPA expected. (See https://casat.org/academic for application and instructions)

IV. Program Requirements (18-21 units)


Optional Practicum (3 units)


V. Note(s):


Most of the courses for the minor are available online as well as in person. Students are encouraged to take upper-division courses face-to-face whenever possible.