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Advanced Substance Use Disorder Counseling, Certificate of Proficiency

Requirements

The UVU Behavioral Science Department offers classes that fulfill the social science distribution requirements for graduation, the Behavioral Science pre-major for the associate degree, the Behavioral Science major for the bachelor degree (with an emphasis in Anthropology, Family Studies, Psychology, or Sociology, a Bachelor of Social Work, and a Certificate of Proficiency in Substance Use Disorder Counseling (SUDC).

Total Program Credits: 32

 Matriculation Requirements: 9 Credits
Students must apply and be admitted to the UVU SUDC program. The following three courses must be completed with a C- grade or higher prior to starting the SUDC program and must be verified on the application for admission. For additional admission information for this program please visit  www.uvu.edu/besc/sudc.html .
  ENGL 1010 Introduction to Academic Writing    
or ENGH 1005 Literacies and Composition Across Contexts (5.0)      
  PSY 1010 General Psychology 
  PSY 1100 Human Development Life Span 
Discipline Core Requirements: 23 Credits
  SUDC 4710 Introduction to Professional Development 2
  SUDC 4300 Introduction to Substance Use Disorder Counseling 3
  SUDC 3470 Dynamics of Addiction 3
  SUDC 3430 Psychopharmacology for the Substance Use Disorder Counseling Field 3
  SUDC 4400 Advanced Substance Use Disorder Counseling 3
  SUDC 4720 Advanced Professional Development 3
  SUDC 481R Internship 6

Graduation Requirements:

  1. Completion of a minimum of 32 semester credits.
  2. Overall grade point average of a 2.0 (C) or above. All courses must be passed with a C- grade or higher in order for students to receive their Certificate of Proficiency from this program.
  3. Upon completion of the UVU SUDC Certificate of Proficiency program, students will work with the Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing (DOPL) in regards to meeting the additional licensing requirements and obtaining their SUDC or ASUDC license(s).
  4. Residency hours -- minimum of 8 credit hours through course attendance at UVU.

Graduation Plan

This graduation plan is a sample plan and is intended to be a guide. Your specific plan may differ based on your Math and English placement and/or transfer credits applied. You are encouraged to meet with an advisor and set up an individualized graduation plan in Wolverine Track

Milestone courses (pre-requisites for a course in one of the subsequent semesters) are marked in red and italicized.

 

Semester 1 Course Title Credit Hours
ENGL 1010 or EDUC 1005 ** Required for Admission to the SUDC 3
PSY 1010 ** Required for Admission to the SUDC 3
PSY 1100 ** Required for Admission to the SUDC 3
  Semester total: 9
Semester 2 Course Title Credit Hours
SUDC 4710 Introduction to Professional Development 2
SUDC 4300 Introduction to Substance Use Disorder Counseling 3
SUDC 3470 Dynamics of Addiction 3
  Semester total: 8
Semester 3 Course Title Credit Hours
SUDC 3430 Psychopharmacology for SUDC Field 3
SUDC 4400 Advanced Substance Use Disorder Counseling 3
SUDC 481R Internship (200 clock hours) 3
  Semester total: 9
Semester 4 Course Title Credit Hours
SUDC 4720 Advanced Professional Development 3
SUDC 481R Internship (150 clock hours) 3
  Semester total: 6
  Degree total: 32

Department

Behavioral Science

The Behavioral Science department is in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. To find the most up-to-date information from the Behavioral Science department, visit their website.

Behavioral Science department