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Bachelor of Arts in Addictions Studies

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Program Information

School:Briercrest College
Faculty:Briercrest College – Arts and Science
Field of Study:Substance Abuse/Addiction Counselling
Description:Get the spiritual, practical, and psychological training to work in an addiction healthcare setting. This program is a great option for students who want to be trained to help individuals and families affected by addiction. Begin at Briercrest, where you’ll gain a spiritual and academic foundation, before transferring to Minot State to specialize in your field. Graduate with two bachelor’s degrees—a BA in Psychology from Briercrest and a BS in Addictions Studies from MSU.

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URL:Bachelor of Arts in Addictions Studies at Briercrest College
Length:141 Hour(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,976

1 class = 3 credit hours.
$996 per 3 credit hour course ($332/credit)
$5976 is the cost of 18 credit hours
Careers:Addiction Counsellors

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*60

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •   English 

Applicants wishing to be accepted into Briercrest College as a full-time or part-time student must: - Be a professing and practicing Christian. - Commit to live by the standards set out the Briercrest College and Seminary

Additional Admission Requirements:
    Section A: Modified Core Courses (45 credit hours): BIOL 115 Human Structure and Function (3) – required for major, BLST 111 Introduction to the Old Testament (3), BLST 109 Introduction to the New Testament (3), BLST 200+ elective, CM 101 Foundations of Church Ministry, or THEO 200+ elective (3),BLST 300+ elective (3), ENG 100 Literature and Composition I (3), ENG 101 Literature and Composition II (3), Fine Arts, Human Movement and Communication, or the Global Community Elective (3), HIS 237 History of Christianity I (3), HIS 238 History of Christianity II (3), IDST 200 Int. Studies: Modernity and Postmodernity (3) or IDST 300 Christianity and the Natural Sciences (3), PHI 101 Introduction to Philosophy II (3), PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology I (3) – required for major, THEO 112 Introduction to Spiritual Theology (3), THEO 115 Introduction to Christian Theology (3) Section B: Psychology Specific Courses (33 credit hours): PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology I (3) – fulfilled in Modified Core, PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology II (3), PSY 280 Human Development: A Lifespan Perspective, PSY 301 Research Methods in the Social Sciences (3), PSY 330 Theories of Personality (3), PSY 350 Cognitive Psychology (3), PSY 351 Psychology of Counselling (3), PSY 381 Psychology of Human Development: Children (3), PSY 382 Psychology of Human Development: Adolescents (3), PSY 383 Psychology of Human Development: Adults (3), PSY 415 Abnormal Psychology (3) Section C: Cognate Requirements (3 credit hours): BIOL 115 Human Structure and Function (3) – fulfilled in Modified Core Section D: MSU General Education and Support Courses (18 credit hours): ANTH 200 Cultural Anthropology (3) or NTST 110 Introduction to Native Studies (3), COMM 104 Public Speaking (3), HIS 210 American History to 1865 (3) or HIS 211 American History since 1865 (3), KIN 262 Physical Activity and Wellness (3), MATH 101 Introduction to Finite Mathematics (3) ECON 100 Microeconomics (3) or ECON 101 Microeconomics (3) or SOC 100 Introduction to Sociology I (3) Electives (6 credit hours): PRT 400 Senior Portfolio (non-credit), SL 1-4 Service and Experiential Learning (non-credit) MSU (45 credit hours): Application to the College of Education and Health Sciences will take place in the student’s final year at BCS.

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on May 27, 2019

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