Rhode Island College

2020-2021 Catalog


Chemical Dependency/Addiction Studies B.S.

Admission Requirements

Students must have a minimum grade of B- in PSYC 217, PSYC 351, and PSYC 452; and a minimum grade point average of 2.50 in all courses taken in the program prior to admission.

Retention Requirements

Students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.50 in the major, and a minimum grade of B- in PSYC 425, PSYC 471, and PSYC 472. Enrollment in PSYC 471 and PSYC 472 requires prior admission into the chemical dependency/addiction studies program. In their junior year, students should file an application with the program director.

Course Requirements

Courses

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
PSYC 110Introduction to Psychology

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
PSYC 215Social Psychology

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
PSYC 217Drugs and Chemical Dependency

4

Fall, Spring.
PSYC 221WResearch Methods I: Foundations

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
PSYC 230Human Development

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
PSYC 251Personality

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
PSYC 320Research Methods II: Behavioral Statistics

4

Fall, Spring.
PSYC 345Physiological Psychology

4

Fall, Spring.
PSYC 351Psychology of Human Diversity

4

Fall, Spring.
PSYC 354Psychopathology

4

Fall, Spring.
PSYC 425Community Psychology

4

Fall.
PSYC 452Theories of Psychological Intervention

4

Spring.
PSYC 471Practicum in Chemical Dependency/Addiction Studies

4

Fall.
PSYC 472Internship in Chemical Dependency and Addiction Studies

4

Spring.
PSYC 476WResearch Methods III: Applied Lab

4

Annually.

ONE COURSE from

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
PSYC 332Adolescent Psychology

4

Annually.
PSYC 335Family Psychology

4

Annually.
PSYC 339Psychology of Aging

4

Annually.

ONE COURSE from

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
PSYC 421Behavior Modification

4

Annually.
PSYC 422Psychological Testing

4

Annually.
PSYC 423Psychology and the Law

4

Annually.
PSYC 424Health Psychology

4

Annually.

Total Credit Hours: 68