2024-2025 College Catalog 
    Jul 19, 2024  
2024-2025 College Catalog

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

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NPC Faculty Mentor: Katelynn Hardage (Katelynn.Hardage@np.edu) 501.760.4373

  • 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

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

General Education Core - 35 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 I 3
H SC 3322 Addictions: Assessment, Intervention, & Treatment Planning II 3
H SC 3331 Eitology & Epidemology of Addiction 3
H SC 4300 Behavioral Addictions 3
H SC 4311 Group Counseling Skills (UD UCA Core: C) 3
H SC 4314 Multicultural Counseling & Addiction (UD UCA Core: D) 3
H SC 4321 Co-Occuring Disorders (UD UCA Core: I) 3
H SC 4322 Legal & Ethical Issues in Addiction (UD UCA Core: R) 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 (7 credit hours)  
    General Elective 3
    General Elective 3
    General Elective 1
    Total UCA Credit Hours: 60
    Total Credit Hours: 120

Academic Year: 2023-2024
Revised: January, 2024