The following is a suggested course of study which will satisfy the requirements for this Associate of Applied Science degree at Texarkana College.

Please be advised that licensure for this program includes a criminal background check.  If you have a question about this action, please speak to the division dean.

**WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING NEW STUDENTS INTO THIS PROGRAM EFFECTIVE AUGUST 19, 2019**

Freshman Year

First Semester Hours
EDUC 1300  or  PSYC 1300 (core)
Learning Frameworks
3
DAAC 1317
Basic Counseling Skills
3
DAAC 1319
Introduction to Alcohol & Other Drug Addictions
3
ENGL 1301 (core)
Composition I
3
PSYC 2301 (core)
General Psychology
3
Total 15
Second Semester Hours
DAAC 1304
Pharmacology of Addiction
3
ENGL 1302 or ENGL 2311 (core)
Composition II or Technical & Business Writing
3
DAAC 2354
Dynamics of Group Counseling
3
BCIS 1305 (core)
Business Computer Applications
3
SPCH 1315 Public Speaking
or SPCH 1321 Business & Professional Speaking  
3
Total 15

Sophomore Year

First Semester Hours
Choose one
BIOL 1308
Biology for Non-Science Majors with 1108
BIOL 1309 Biology for Non-Science Majors II with 1109
BIOL 2301 Anatomy & Physiology I with 2101
BIOL 2302 Anatomy & Physiology II with 2102
4
SCWK 1303
Ethics for Social Service Professionals
3
HIST 1301 or HIST 1302 (core)
United States History I or II
3
PSYC 2314
Lifespan Growth & Development
3
SCWK 2301
Assessment & Case Management
3
Total 16
Second Semester Hours
Choose one, previously untaken
BIOL 1308
Biology for Non-Science Majors with 1108
BIOL 1309 Biology for Non-Science Majors II with 1109
BIOL 2301 Anatomy & Physiology I with 2101
BIOL 2302 Anatomy & Physiology II with 2102
4
DAAC 2466*
Practicum or
Field Experience – Alcohol / Drug Abuse Counseling
4
GOVT 2305 (core)Federal Government 3
Creative Arts (any core course) 3
Total
Drug & Alcohol Abuse Counseling AAS Total
14
60