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PSY 121LEC - Substance Use And Abuse
Lecture
Substance Use And Abuse A Enrollment Information (not real time - data refreshed nightly)
Class #:   21679   Enrollment Capacity:   150
Section:   A   Enrollment Total:   65
Credits:   3.00 credits   Seats Available:   85
Dates:   08/29/2022 - 12/09/2022   Status:   OPEN
Days, Time:   M W F , 2:00 PM - 2:50 PM
Room:   Remote view map
Location:   Remote      
Comments
Substance Use and Abuse is a survey course designed to familiarize students with the terminology, concepts, and contemporary issues pertaining to drug and alcohol use from a social science perspective. In this course, you will become acquainted at the introductory level with the historical and cultural processes that define addictions today, the pharmacological aspects of drugs and their impact on humans and animals, psychological processes related to alcohol and drug use, the various treatment and recovery modalities available, and ever-evolving policies and public health debates regarding substance use. The class will be conducted online with one (1) synchronous online meeting (via Zoom) each week at the assigned time (Fridays from 2-2:50 PM via Zoom); attendance during the Friday classes is expected and, on some Fridays, required. Lecture and reading materials for this class will be presented asynchronously (posted in UBlearns or our textbook) and guest lectures, group discussions, class activities, and EXAMS will be given during our weekly class meetings (on Fridays). Please consider the schedule of this class carefully, it is expected that you will be available from 2-2:50 PM each Friday over the semester to participate in this class in this class (online via Zoom). The instructor's office hours will be from 2-3 PM on Wednesdays (online over Zoom or in person in her office in Park Hall).
  Course Description
Substance Use and Abuse is a survey course designed to familiarize students with the terminology, concepts, and contemporary issues pertaining to drug and alcohol use from a social science perspective. In this course, you will become acquainted at the introductory level with the historical and cultural processes that define addictions today, the pharmacological aspects of drugs and their impact on humans and animals, psychological processes related to alcohol and drug use, the various treatment and recovery modalities available, and ever-evolving policies and public health debates regarding substance use. Students also will learn the methods that researchers use to study alcohol and drug use in animals and humans. This course is the same as SOC 121 and course repeat rules will apply. Students should consult with their major department regarding any restrictions on their degree requirements.
  Instructor(s)
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  On-line Resources
Other Courses Taught By: Thompson