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Advanced Social Services Addictions Studies

Associate in Applied Science (AAS)

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Details: Associate in Applied Science (AAS)

Credit Hours (CH)

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Program/Plan Number

0410

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Prerequisites

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Program General Requirements

15 CH

Students should refer to the General Education Requirements for AAS degrees and speak to an advisor. The AAS model includes the State of Illinois Human Diversity requirement.

 

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101 Intro to African-American Studies OR 212 Non-Western Humanities

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Introductory Statistics OR Nutrition-Consumer Education

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General Psychology OR Introduction to Study of Society

Africana Studies
AFRO AM 101
Introduction to African-American Studies 3
Survey of African-American Studies from an interdisciplinary perspective; team-taught course utilizing expertise of African-American Studies staff, embraces five basic categories of the African-American Studies program. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Harold Washington Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley
Biology
BIOLOGY 107
Nutrition-Consumer Education 3
Science of food as it relates to health, including food composition and utilization, food preparation and preservation, nutrition, special diets, fad foods, and foods of the future; social and political aspects of food in the world's future. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley
English
ENGLISH 101
Composition 3
Development of critical and analytical skills in writing and reading of expository prose. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or COMPASS, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
ENGLISH 102
Composition 3
Continuation of English 101. Introduces methods of research and writing of investigative papers. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in English 101.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
Humanities
HUM 212
Non-Western Humanities 3
An interdisciplinary survey of significant intellectual and artistic achievements of non-Western cultures through selected works of literature, philosophy, visual art, music and other performing arts. This course transfers as Illinois Articulation Initiative general education generic course numbered HF 94N: Non-Western Humanities. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, COMPASS, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Wilbur Wright
Mathematics
MATH 125-1
Introductory Statistics 4
Basic descriptive statistics including frequency distributions, mode, mean and standard deviation. Permutations, combinations, probability rules and Bayes Theorem. Binomial and normal distributions. Basic inferential statistics including sampling theory, confidence intervals for means and proportions, test of hypotheses. Chi-square distribution. Introduction to correlation and regression. Includes at least one hour per week using computers in statistical application. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in Math 99; or COMPASS PRE-ALGEBRA (17-99), ALGEBRA (43-99), and College ALGEBRA (1-50); or ACT Math (min. 21); or SAT Math 500+ if before 3/1/16 (530+ if after 3/1/16); or ALGEBRA Placement Test Waiver, or Consent of Dept.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
Psychology
PSYCH 201
General Psychology 3
Historical survey of psychology and a study of the sensory and perceptual processes: learning, thinking, remembering, emotional behavior, motivation, mechanism of adjustment, and the total personality. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, COMPASS, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright
Sociology
SOC 201
Intro To the Study Of Society 3
Characteristics of group life, the effect of the group on human conduct, and the interrelationships between society, culture, and the individual. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, COMPASS, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley Wilbur Wright

Program Core Requirements

37 CH
Child Development
CHLD DV 101-1
Human Growth & Development I 4
This course provides a foundation in theory and principles of human development, from conception to early adolescence, including an in-depth study of physical, social, emotional, cognitive, and language development, including children's play. Five hours observing young children, ranging in age from birth to age eight, are required. Writing assignments and oral presentations as appropriate to the discipline are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, COMPASS, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley
CHLD DV 102
Human Growth & Development II 3
Continuation of Child Development 101. Emphasizes adolescence through late adulthood. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in Child Development 101, OR Consent of Department Chairperson
Offered at: Harold Washington Harry S Truman Kennedy-King Malcolm X Olive-Harvey Richard J. Daley
Mental Health
MENHLTH 223
Intro To Addictions Studies 3
Includes treatment strategies, perspectives and understanding of the addiction process and its effects upon the individual, the family, employers, and society. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Harold Washington Kennedy-King Wilbur Wright
MENHLTH 224
Principles and Practices of Addiction Studies 3
Basic clinical skills in alcoholism and substance abuse field; strategies in working with denial and resistance; diagnostic and assessment skills; history-taking; individual, family and group treatment modalities utilized with the alcoholic and/or substance abuser; termination process; aftercare and referral process. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in Mental Health 223, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Kennedy-King Wilbur Wright
MENHLTH 230
Addictions & Family Treatment 3
Study of affects of alcoholism and substance abuse of the family; how spouse, children and extended family react to problematic drinking or drug abuse; examination of treatment including self-help groups. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in (Mental Health 223 and Mental Health 224), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Kennedy-King Wilbur Wright
MENHLTH 231
Addictions Treatment of Special Populations 3
Application of needs of special treatment populations, diagnosis and treatment of adolescent and elderly clients, sexual issues; patient education, prevention strategies, spirituality, relapse prevention and employee assistance programming, AIDS and eating disorders. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in (Mental Health 223 and Mental Health 224 and Mental Health 230), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Kennedy-King Wilbur Wright
Social Service
SOC SER 101
Introduction To Social Work 3
Concepts, principles, and processes encountered by social service workers; questions of motivation, acceptance, attitude, techniques of listening and interviewing. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 100, or Grade of C or better in English 98, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Kennedy-King
SOC SER 109
Report Writing for Social Service Aides 3
Introduction to records, reports, and forms required in social agencies; report writing and record keeping. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in English 101, Grade of C or better OR Concurrent enrollment in SOC SER 101 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Kennedy-King
SOC SER 201
Principles of Social Work Practice 3
Introduction to social welfare resources of the community; discussion of methods to help persons make use of these resources, including analysis of the helping relationship, role of non-professional worker, problem-solving approach to individual, family, and community problems. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in English 101 AND Social Service 101.
Offered at: Harold Washington Kennedy-King
SOC SER 212
Intro To Group Process 3
For persons who work with groups; parent groups, community action programs, recreation programs, church groups, or in child care programs. How individuals function as group members; role of the leader; encouraging participation and group action for achieving group goals. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in English 101, Grade of C or better or concurrent enrollment in SOC SERV 101 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Kennedy-King
SOC SER 215
Social Prob & Soc Action I 3
For group workers, community leaders, and teachers. Problems of urbanization, industrialization, cultural and educational deprivation, juvenile delinquency, and techniques and programs organized to combat these problems. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Eligibility for English 101 based on prior coursework or CCCRTW, COMPASS, ACT, or SAT test scores, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Kennedy-King
SOC SER 228
Methodology For Social Work 3
Principles of casework applied to work with families; community resources available to meet economic, emotional, and health needs, and techniques for implementing referrals for such services. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in English 101, (Child Development 101 and Child Development 102 and Social Service 101 and Social Service 201), or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Harold Washington Kennedy-King

Additional Requirements

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Program Elective Requirements

6 CH
Mental Health
MENHLTH 228
Principles of Mental Health Practices 3
Mental health, the settings in which mental health problems are treated, and common types of mental health problems; review of treatment strategies and methods of intervention. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in ENGLISH 101, MENHLTH 223, 224, 230,231, OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Kennedy-King
Social Service
SOC SER 230
Domestic Violence Practicum Domestic Violence Practicum 3
This course will provide students with both a micro and macro perspective of a silent problem that is drastically impacting society today-Domestic Violence. This course will introduce students to the history of domestic violence, and theories and methods used to study domestic violence. This course will be devoted to discussions of different forms of domestic violence including elder abuse, child abuse, and intimate partner violence. There will be dialog of how violence is shaped by social location, race, class, and gender. Additionally discussions will include special topics in domestic violence regarding heterosexual and homosexual families, religion, the military, and American and Global cultures students will use both in a classroom setting and their cooperative work experiences to learn and practice intervention, as well as prevention strategies utilized by social service agencies and the criminal justice system. Upon successful completion of this course and cooperative work experience hours students will receive the Illinois Domestic Violence 40 certification (provided by an approved Illinois Domestic Violence training site). Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in English 101, AND Concurrent enrollment in SOC SER 228, OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Kennedy-King

Area of Focus

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Focus Electives

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Work-Based Learning Courses

12 CH
Mental Health
MENHLTH 229
Practicum In Addictions Treatment 6
Students work 20 hours per week in a mental health setting in the community under supervision of mental health professionals and participate in a two-hour seminar once a week, relating field experiences to mental health theory. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in MENHLTH 223, 224, 230, 231 OR Consent of Department Chairperson. Must attend a mandatory orientation and prior acceptance of program and secure an approved practicum site before the first day of class.
Offered at: Harold Washington Kennedy-King Wilbur Wright
Social Service
SOC SER 229
Social Service Practicum 6
Field work placement in a family welfare agency 20 hours per week, 8 or 16 weeks; 2-hour weekly seminar. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in Social Service 101,109,201,215,228 AND Child Development 101,102, or Consent of Department Chairperson. Must attend a mandatory orientation, prior acceptance of program and secure a practicum site before the first day of class.
Offered at: Harold Washington Kennedy-King
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