2022-2023 College Catalog 
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2022-2023 College Catalog [Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

Graduation Map: Addiction Studies, AS-LAS for Transfer to UCA BS in Addiction Studies

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About This Degree

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NPC Faculty MentorSusan Millerd (Susan.Millerd@np.edu) 501.760.4163

  • This curriculum is designed for persons who plan to obtain an Associate of Science in Liberal Arts and Sciences (AS-LAS) degree at National Park College (NPC) and transfer to the University of Central Arkansas (UCA) to complete a Bachelor’s degree.
  • Prerequisite courses and/or developmental courses may need to be taken in addition to this suggested plan of study.
  • Students completing the Associate of Science in Liberal Arts and Sciences degree requirements, as shown above, with a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA, will have satisfied the UCA Lower-Division Core and will be admitted to the corresponding degree program as a junior.

UCA Transfer Admission information and policies

UCA Transfer Scholarship information and policies

NPUC Transfer Resources:   • Transfer 101  •  Transfer Checklists  •  Transfer FAQ

NPC Honors Program: The NPC Honors Program is accepting applications. Learn more about the NPC Honors Program.

How to Use the Graduation Map

Full-time? Part-time? Need developmental courses? Starting in the Spring or Summer?
Take courses in the order shown on the Graduation Map. See your academic advisor to help streamline your path toward degree completion.*

Scholarship recipients: Please be aware of eligibility criteria for your scholarship(s).  In particular, pay attention to (1) the enrollment requirements each semester for disbursement of your scholarship(s) and (2) the number of hours and GPA required each semester and/or year for renewal of your scholarship(s).  Graduation Maps provide a semester-by-semester course listing to allow you to graduate on time.  Contact the Office of Student Financial Aid at (501) 760-6398 with any questions regarding enrollment/renewal requirements of your scholarship(s).

Semester 1 - Fall (13 Credit Hours)

Semester 2 - Spring (16 Credit Hours)

Semester 3 - Fall (16 Credit Hours)

Semester 4 - Spring (15 Credit Hours)

60 Credit Hours

See your NPC advisor for degree and graduation information

* Denotes NPC courses included in the Arkansas Course Transfer System (ACTS)

Remaining Courses to be Completed at UCA - Addiction Studies: 60 Credit Hours


Course #

Course Name

Credit Hours

HLTH 2201 First Aid 2
HLTH 2320 Mental Health 3


Choose one:
Methods & Materials for Health Promotion (UD UCA Core: C)
Administration of Health Programs (UD UCA Core: C)
HLTH 3315 Theory and Practice of Prevention 3
HLTH 4312 Drug Education 3
H SC 3311 Addiction Counseling: Theory & Practice 3
H SC 3321 Addictions: Assessment, Intervention, & Treatment Planning 3
H SC 3331 Eitology & Epidemology of Addiction 3
H SC 4300 Behavioral Addictions 3
H SC 4311 Group Counseling Skills 3
H SC 4314 Multicultural Counseling & Addiction (UD UCA Core: D) 3
H SC 4321 Co-Occuring Disorders 3
H SC 4322 Legal & Ethical Issues in Addiction 3
H SC 4330 Family Systems & Addiction 3
H SC 4610  Practicum in Substance Abuse (UD UCA Core: Z) 6
H SC 4380 Research Methods for Health Science 3
General Electives (10 credit hours)  
    Upper Division General Elective (UD UCA Core: I) 3
    Upper Division General Elective (UD UCA Core: R) 3
    General Elective 3
    General Elective 1
    Total UCA Credit Hours: 60
    Total Credit Hours: 120

Academic Year: 2022-2023
Revised: October, 2022

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