Alcohol and Other Drugs: The Fundamentals (HLSC-200)
An introduction to alcohol and other drugs and their biophysical effects across the lifespan. Topics include the history and classification of drugs; the physical, cognitive, emotional, and societal impact of psychoactive substances; levels of use; poly substance abuse; and addiction liability. Prerequisites: Health Science majors, Substance Abuse/Addictions minors, or Criminal Justice minors, or by permission only. Fall, Spring.
Faculty: John P Finneran
Start/End Date: Aug. 26, 2013 - Dec. 13, 2013
Instructional Method: Lecture-based Learning