Rhode Island College

2013-2014 Catalog

Co-Occurring Disorders C.G.S.

(Currently Not Accepting Students)

Only students who begin this program in the fall semester can complete program requirements in one academic year.

Admission Requirements

  1. A completed application form accompanied by a fifty-dollar nonrefundable application fee. Graduate applications are available online at www.ric.edu/fsehd/graduate_requirements.php.
  2. Completion of all Feinstein School of Education and Human Development admission requirements.
  3. A minimum of 6 credit hours of course work in psychology or related field.
  4. A current résumé.

Retention Requirements

  1. A minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale. Grades below a B are not considered of graduate quality and are of limited application to degree work.
  2. A minimum grade of B- in CEP 531 or CEP 532. Students who receive a grade of B- or lower in either of these courses must consult with their advisor before registering for any subsequent course in the plan of study.
  3. Failure to meet any one of the above requirements is sufficient cause for dismissal from the program.

Course Requirements


CEP 531Human Development across Cultures


Offered fall, spring, summer.
CEP 532Theories and Methods of Counseling


Offered fall, spring, summer.
CEP 536Biological Perspectives in Mental Health


Offered fall and summer.
CEP 543Clinical Assessment and Case Problems


Offered spring and summer.
CEP 546Assessment of Addiction and Co-Occurring Disorders


Offered fall.
CEP 547Treatment of Addiction and Co-Occurring Disorders


Offered spring.

Total Credit Hours: 18