Required Courses for Addictions Counselling Majors

Year 1 - Fall Term (Sep-Dec)
ADCS 1000 Introduction to Addiction Studies
ADCS 1020 Intro. to the Counselling Interview
PSYC 1000 Basic Concepts of Psychology
Fine Arts and Humanities elective
Social Science elective
Year 1 - Spring Term (Jan-Apr)
ADCS 1220 Counselling I (Individual Counselling)
ADCS 2235 First Nations Counselling
ADCS 3002 Health Education and Promotion
NAS 1000 Introduction to Native American Studies
SOCI 1000 Basic Concepts in Sociology
Year 2 - Fall Term (Sep-Dec)
ADCS 2120 Counselling II (Group Counselling)
ADCS 3420 Ethics in Addictions Counselling
SOCI 2050 or SOCI 2500
Fine Arts and Humanities course
Social Science elective
Year 2 - Spring Term (Jan-Apr)
ADCS 2050 Internship in Addictions Counselling I



Year 3 - Fall Term (Sep-Dec)
ADCS 3120 Counselling III (Family Counselling)
ADCS 3130 Diversity and Counselling
ADCS 3140 Behavioural Pharmacology
ADCS 3150 Adult Psychopathology
Science elective
Year 3 - Spring Term (Jan-Apr)
ADCS 2245 Assessment of Addictions
ADCS 3240 Issues in Addiction and Mental Health
ADCS 3260 Research in Addictions
HLSC 3450 Applied Statistics for Clinical Practice
Year 4 - Fall Term (Sep-Dec)
ADCS 4050 Internship in Addictions Counselling II
Year 4 - Spring Term (Jan-Apr)
ADCS 3729 Studies in Specific Addictive Disorders
ADCS 3739 Addictions in Particular Populations
ADCS 4200 Community Development and Outreach
Fine Arts and Humanities elective
Social Science course

The downloadable Program Planning Guide lists all required courses in the Addictions Counselling major and provides students with additional information about the program.