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SOCW 420 A - Subst Use in Social Context

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


Introduces students to the problem of substance abuse and its impact on society. Examines the physiological, psychological, social, and cultural aspects of substance abuse. At the individual and familial levels, the course examines the causes, development, prevention, and treatment of substance abuse. At the societal level, the course examines public policy efforts to regular and control substance use from both historical and contemporary perspective. Implications for social and economic justice are also examined. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. No graduate credit.

Special Instructions:

Any remaining seats will open August 1st to the rest of campus.This class is appropriate for Juniors and Seniors.

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 3

Term(s): Fall


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