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

Freshman Year

First SemesterHours Second SemesterHours
EDUC 1300  or  PSYC 1300 (core)
Learning Frameworks
3DAAC 1304
Pharmacology of Addiction
3
DAAC 1317
Basic Counseling Skills
3ENGL 1302 or ENGL 2311 (core)
Composition II or Technical & Business Writing
3
DAAC 1319
Introduction to Alcohol & Other Drug Addictions
3DAAC 2354
Dynamics of Group Counseling
3
ENGL 1301 (core)
Composition I
3BCIS 1305 (core)
Business Computer Applications
3
PSYC 2301 (core)
General Psychology
3SPCH 1315 Public Speaking
or SPCH 1321 Business & Professional Speaking 
3
Total15 Total15

Sophomore Year

First SemesterHours Second SemesterHours
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
4Choose 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
SCWK 1303
Ethics for Social Service Professionals
3DAAC 2466*
Practicum or
Field Experience – Alcohol / Drug Abuse Counseling
4
HIST 1301 (core)
United States History I
3GOVT 2305 (core)
Federal Government
3
PSYC 2314
Lifespan Growth & Development
3HIST 1302 (core)
United States History II
3
SCWK 2301
Assessment & Case Management
3
Total16 Total

Drug & Alcohol Abuse Counseling AAS Total

14

60

* All DAAC coursework must be completed prior to taking DAAC 2466.

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.