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Drugs of Use and Abuse
USE/AND ABUSE
CLASS CODE: HS 460 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: AGRICULTURAL AND LIFE SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT: HEALTH SCIENCE
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: The nature and effects of alcohol and other drugs on human beings, considered from physiological, psychological, and sociological viewpoints as well as the educational and legal aspects.
TAUGHT: Fall, Winter, 2nd Summer
CONTENT AND TOPICS:
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: The students will: 1) recognize the potential benefits and contraindications of Rx, over-the-counter and illicit drugs, 2) develop an awareness of the various body systems (nervous, circulatory, and endocrine) and the effects drugs produce, 3) develop an understanding of various prevention and drug rehabilitation programs.
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2001