Individual study of a selected topic or content area under the guidance of the instructor.
- To be determined by instructor based on topic or content area covered.
- Develop a research question pertaining to a current issue in substance abuse, prevention, or treatment.
- Conduct a literature review pertaining to the chosen topic
- Discuss biological, physiological, sociological, and psychological aspects of the chosen topic as applied to individuals, families, and communities.
- Integrate the sum of the student’s learning of alcohol and substance abuse theory and practice as related to the chosen topic
- Analyze and make recommendations concerning the chosen topic
- Demonstrate the ability to use online resources to research and prepare written and oral assignments
- Present a grammatically correct, written, final project.
- Prepare and present a 10-12 minute presentation demonstrating the student’s final project and skills in oral presentation.
To be determined by instructor based on topic or content area covered.
Why Choose National University?
We’re proud to be a veteran-founded, San Diego-based nonprofit. Since 1971, our mission has been to provide accessible, achievable higher education to adult learners. Today, we educate students from across the U.S. and around the globe, with over 175,000 alumni worldwide.
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