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Subject:

Health Science

Title:

HSCI-127 Drugs, Health and Society - (SC) - 3 Units

Instructor:

Hewitt, B

Recom: ENGL 116/118 or equivalent

Note: Online course. Meets also on the following Thursdays: 8/23, 10/25 and 12/6 from 5-7:00pm in LHS 210.



Course

Section

Days

Time

Room

Units

Start/Stop Dates

HSCI-127

5840

ONLINE

3 Units

8/17 - 12/17

TH

5:00-7:00pm

LHS-210


Catalog Course Description
HSCI-127 Drugs, Health and Society
3 - 3 Units SC
Credit - Degree Applicable
Variable Hours
 
Recommended: ENGL 116/118 or equivalent
This course introduces concepts, theories, and perspectives associated with the bio-psycho-social effects of drug use in our society. The pharmacological classification of psychoactive substances and their effects will be explored as well as definitions and evidence concerning substance dependence, abuse, tolerance, and withdrawal. An analysis of health and social policy related to the legal and illegal use of psychoactive substances will also be examined. CSU, UC (credit limits may apply to UC - see counselor)

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