SOC/ADD 125: Drugs in Society

Class Program
Credits 3
This course is intended to engage and educate students about topics and issues relating to drugs in society. Students will be encouraged to examine the motivation for drug use, the social implications of drug use, legal ramifications and factors affecting how drugs interact with the human body (psychologically and physiologically). The history and culture surrounding drug use and abuse, key information regarding specific types of drugs, and reviews of drug treatment, education and prevention approaches will also be explored throughout the course.