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Program Guide

The Associate of Technical Science (ATS) Chemical Dependency Studies (CDS) Degree is offered on both the Wenatchee and Omak campuses. Students should be eligible to take the following courses before beginning their first quarter of CDS classes1:

  • ENGL& 101 - Composition: General
  • MATH 98 - Elementary Albegra
  • CMST& 210 - Interpersonal Communication

The CDS program is a fall-start program and CDS classes cannot be taken out of order. Please be sure to read course prerequisites before signing up for classes.  

 

First Year - Fall Quarter Credits
CDS 100 Survey of Chemical Dependency 5
CMST& 210    Interpersonal Communication 5
ENGL& 101 Composition: General 5
PEH 180 Personal Wellness 3
Total   18
     
First Year - Winter Quarter Credits
CDS 101 Physiological Action of Alcohol and Other Drugs 5
CDS 110 Cultural Diversity Counseling for CDS 4
MATH 98 Elementary Algebra 5
PSYC& 100 General Psychology 5
Total   19
     
First Year - Spring Quarter Credits
CDS 106 Case Management of the CD Patient 5
CDS 140 Chemical Dependency Relapse Prevention 2
CDS 150 Adolescent Treatment Plan 3
PSYC 220 Abnormal Psychology 5
Total   15
     
Second Year - Fall Quarter Credits
CDS 204 Group Process in CD Treatment 4
CDS 205 Issues of CD Behaviors and the Family 4
CDS 295 Field Experience in CD 1
HCA 113 HIV/AIDS Education 1
PSYC& 200 Lifespan Psychology 5
Total   15
     
Second Year - Winter Quarter Credits
BCT 116 Professional Work Relations 3
CDS 207 Law and Ethics in CD Counseling 5
CDS 295 Field Experience in CD 2
PEH (Activity) Any class numbered 101-162 or 226-262 1
Elective2   5
Total 16
   
Second Year - Spring Quarter Credits
CDS 210 Community Prevention 3
CDS 202 CD Counseling and Treatment 5
CDS 295 Field Experience in CD 2
HLTH 051 First Aid & CPR 1
Total   11
   
Total Credits for Program 94

 

1 Some exceptions may apply. Speak to an educational planner (509.682.6830) or Beverly Warman (bwarman@wvc.edu or 509.682.6676) for more information.

2 These are suggested electives. Talk to Beverly Warman (bwarman@wvc.edu or 509.682.6676) for more options:

  • SOC& 201 - Social Problems
  • SOC 110 - Introduction to Social Work
  • SOC 225 - Sociology of Family
  • SOC 151 - Sociology of Race and Ethnic Groups
  • BCT 105 - Computer Applications
  • SDS 101 - Study Skills


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