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SOS-3040 Drugs and Society

Drugs and Society examines the impact of substance use and abuse on the individual and on society. The course provides a balanced account of the physiological, psychological, and sociological aspects of this subject, interpreting its complex nature. Among the areas covered are current and historical approaches to treatment and prevention of substance abuse as well as the legal and ethical issues surrounding the topics.

Advisory: This is an upper-level course. Students should have knowledge equivalent to an introductory course in social sciences.

Study Methods:

Online Courses (SOS-3040-OL):
May 2023,  Jul 2023,  Sep 2023,  Nov 2023,  Jan 2024,  Mar 2024,  May 2024

Credits: 3

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