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2020-2021 Rivier Academic Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Rivier Academic Catalog

Bachelor of Science in Human Services Addiction Studies Track (Day)


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The Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Services has a foundation in the liberal arts and sciences along with specialized, interdisciplinary-based education in human services, psychology, sociology and social work. In addition, students can complete the Track in Addiction Studies with the completion of two additional, required courses. Graduates of the Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Services gain knowledge and skills to practice in multiple career paths as a human services professional and are well-prepared for graduate programs in related fields.

Major Requirements (45 credits)


General Education Requirements (42-45 credits)


Associated with General Core


Who is My Neighbor?  Students explore this question in their second and third years.(6 credits)

  • HUM200 Literature, Art, and the Human Credits: 3
    Students take one -200 level interdisciplinary course that addresses a basic human question from the perspectives of the literary, visual, and musical arts.
  • HIS203 Interactions: The West in the World I Credits: 3 or
  • HIS204 Interactions: The West in the World II Credits: 3

How Shall We Live? Students explore this question in their junior and senior years. (6 credits)

  • Religion: Faith, Religion, and Social Justice Credits: 3
    Students take one Religion course developed with this theme at its center.
  • Philosophy: Ethics, Values, and Moral Choices Credits: 3
    Students take one Philosophy course developed with this theme at its center.

What, then, Shall We Do?  Students explore this question in their junior or senior year. (3 credits)

  • Capstone: Justice and Global Responsibility Credits: 3
    Students take one of a number of offerings under Justice and Global Responsibility. This seminar serves as the culmination of the Common Core. Informed by problem-solving pedagogy, this seminar enhances the student’s connection with the Catholic vision of the University by focusing on justice and global responsibility.

Area Distribution Courses: The Core Complement
Humanities and Social Sciences (6 credits)

  • One course from: English, History, Modern Language, Philosophy, Religious Studies Credits: 3
  • One course from: Economics, Geography, Political Science, Psychology, or Sociology Credits: 3

Mathematics and Natural Sciences (6 credits)

  • One course in Mathematics:  MA112 College Algebra or above Credits: 3
  • One course from: Computer Science, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, or Physical Science Credits: 3-4

Culture through Language (6 credits)
Students must demonstrate university-level introductory competency in a language other than English.

General Electives (27-30 credits)


Degree Requirements (Minimum): 120 credits


SAMPLE DEGREE PLAN


Human Services with Addiction Studies Track, Bachelor of Science (Day)

Year 1 - Fall

Year 1 - Spring

ENG115

FYS: Expositions & Arguments

3 cr

REL115

FYS: God & Created Order

3 cr

PSY 101

General Psychology+

3 cr

SOC105

Social Problems

3 cr   

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Modern Language

3 cr

HUS 101

HUS/ Agency & Advocacy

3 cr

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General Elective

3 cr

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Modern Language

3 cr

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General Elective

3 cr

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General Elective

3 cr

LNS108

WC: Student Success I

1 cr

LNS109

WC: Student Success II

1 cr

 

 

16

 

 

16

Year 2 - Fall

Year 2 - Spring

PSY250

Psychological Disorders

3 cr

PSY210

Human Sexuality

3 cr

SW201

Social Work Methods

3 cr

BIO112

Stewards of the Living World

3 cr

HIS203/204

West in the World I or II

3 cr

HUM200

Literature, Art & the Human

3 cr

MA112

College Algebra or above

3 cr

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General Elective

3 cr

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General Elective

3 cr

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Humanities Elective

3 cr

SL100

SL: Serving the World

1 cr

 

 

 

 

 

16

 

 

15

Year 3 - Fall

Year 3 - Spring

SW315

Human Behavior in Soc. Environ.

3 cr

PSY301

Drugs and Behavior

3 cr

SOC205

The Family

3 cr

PSY451

Ethics in SUD Treatment

3 cr

PSY203

Psychology of Communication

3 cr

PHI ___

Philosophy Elective

3 cr

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Social Science Elective

3 cr SOC310

Minority Groups

3 cr

REL___

Religion Elective

3 cr

JYS___

Junior Year Seminar

3 cr

 

 

15

 

 

15

Year 4 - Fall

Year 4 - Spring

PSY309

Health Psychology

3 cr

SW401

Social Welfare Policy

3 cr

PSY402

Counseling Theory and Practice

3 cr

HUS/SW495

Internship

3 cr

PSY450

SUD Rehabilitation

3 cr

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General Elective

3 cr

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Natural Science Elective

3 cr

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General Elective

3 cr

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General Elective

3 cr

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General Elective

3 cr

 

 

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