Ridgewater College

Course Equivalents

Course Equivalents for PUBH 1100 at Ridgewater College in Spring 2020 (Jan - May)

While all courses listed as equivalents below are transferable, they are not necessarily equivalent in both directions. The courses below transfer TO the college or university shown above. To see how courses from your home college or university transfer to other participating colleges or universities, you can search Transferology.

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Anoka-Ramsey Community College

HPER 1102 - Drugs, Alcohol and Tobacco - 3 credits

This course is the study of drugs, alcohol, and tobacco including behavioral effects on individuals, families, and society, and the programs for chemical dependency related to identification and rehabilitation. It is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary for understanding drug misuse, abuse, and addiction and to help them make informed decisions regarding their own drug use.
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Bemidji State University

HLTH 3400 - Health and Drugs in Society - 2 credits

A study of chemical use and abuse as related to personal and community health. Various drugs and drug-taking behaviors will be defined and discussed. Historical, cultural, educational, and legal perspectives will be examined. Multi-faceted prevention and rehabilitation strategies promoting wellness will be discussed. Prerequisites: Sophomore status with a declared major area of study in the College of Health Sciences and Human Ecology and Nursing.
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Central Lakes College

HLTH 1507 - Drug Awareness - 3 credits
Study of the use, misuse and abuse of drugs and how it affects our society. Topics reviewed are history, classification of drugs and their effects, first aid treatment and rehabilitation options and laws governing drug use.
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Century College

HLTH 1060 - Drug Education (Partially Online) - 3 credits

This course explores the physical, mental, and social aspects of the use and abuse of drugs. Topics include history of use, classifications of drugs, and the effects of drug use on the family and society. Emphasis is placed on the role drugs have in our society and our responsibility in preventing abuse.
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Hibbing Community College

HLTH 1050 - Chemical Awareness - 3 credits
Chemical Awareness examines the history, pharmacology, and physical and psychological aspects of drug abuse. The class provides an opportunity for candid and open discussions on social, legal, political and philosophical questions associated with the use of various drugs.
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Inver Hills Community College

HLTH 1130 - Drug Use and Abuse - 3 credits

Provides an overview of the fundamental concepts in drug use and abuse. The course will focus on the drugs of abuse that are most commonly used in the United States and will emphasize the physiological, social, psychological, legal, and health aspects of drug use and abuse. Special attention will be focused on the motivations of drug use/abuse for college students. Critical thinking and communication skills will be emphasized to explain and reinforce personal health choices. This course is open to all students and meets the Minnesota Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board (PELSB) 8710.3200, Subp. 3, Standard K2 8710.2000, Subp. 11, Standard 10E.
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Metropolitan State University

HSCD 100 - Use of Addictive Drugs: An Introduction - 3 credits
This course covers fundamental physiological, psychological, and sociological aspects of use and abuse of psychoactive drugs. Drug categories covered are: narcotics, stimulants, depressants, hallucinogens, alcohol, marijuana and inhalants.
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Minneapolis Community and Technical College

COUN 1500 - Drugs in the Community - 3 credits

This course is designed to acquaint you with the physiological, psychological and sociological aspects of commonly abused drugs in the community. Topics include: drugs of abuse (marijuana, alcohol, cocaine, etc.); substance abuse among people in the community (youth, ethnic and cultural groups); and substance abuse services (prevention, treatment and drugs and law enforcement). This is a nonprogram course that is offered for the general student body.
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Minnesota State University, Mankato

HLTH 240 - Drug Education - 3 credits
Hist/Soc/Behav Sci (05)
Addresses drugs and drug use from psychological, behavioral, pharmacological, historical, legal and clinical perspectives - while examining the effects of drug use on personal health and social functioning.
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Minnesota West Community and Technical College

HLTH 2220 - Drugs, Society, and the Individual - 3 credits

Explores relationships between drugs, sociocultural influences, and individual attitudes and behaviors. With an emphasis on psychoactive chemicals, this course surveys the physiological effects and psychosocial impact of a wide array of drugs. Investigates patterns of drug use; drug laws, consequences of drug abuse; addiction, intervention, treatment, recovery, and prevention strategies from both individual and social perspectives. Meets the MN teacher licensure requirement for MS122A.66 and is a foundation course for those seeking careers in education, health, and other human services professions. Prerequisite: At least one (1) of the following courses: HLTH 1101, PSYC 1101, SOC 1101, OR BIOL 1100 OR 1110.
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Normandale Community College

HLTH 1106 - Drug Use & Abuse - 3 credits

This course will examine the impact of mood-altering substances on the individual, family and society. This includes an exploration of the interrelatedness of personal decisions regarding the use/non-use of mood-altering substances on politics, economics, and the various socio-cultural institutions.
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North Hennepin Community College

HLTH 1060 - Drugs and Health - 3 credits

This course examines how drugs will relate with and affect holistic health, with a focus on the physiological, sociological and psychological effects these drugs may have on an individual and their relationships. The emphasis of this course is on the basic tools and information needed to understand and interact with individuals who may have problems with chemicals. It is designed to provide current information regarding the various drugs in society today.
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Rochester Community and Technical College

HLTH 1132 - Drug Use and Abuse - 3 credits
This course allows students to explore many of the historical and current patterns associated with the use of drugs in our society and other cultures and societies of the world. Students will examine their attitudes, values, and assumptions concerning drug use. Discussions will include the social, legal, medical, psychological, and rehabilitative aspects of drug use. (Prerequisites: None).
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Southwest Minnesota State University

HLTH 225 - Alcohol, Narcotics, & Tobacco - 2 credits
This course is designed to introduce the student to pertinent topics associated with the area of drug use and abuse. The discussion and materials presented will focus on the physical, psychological, and sociological aspects of the subject.
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Vermilion Community College

HLTH 1457 - Tobacco, Alcohol and Drug Education - 2 credits
A review of basic historical, economic, and biological facts related to tobacco, alcohol, and drug use, course topics are recreational drugs, over-the-counter drugs, and medical drugs. This class examines individual, family, community, national and international factors which create and support patterns of recreational chemical use. Discussion regarding responsible use is designed to help clarify cultural value systems and how they relate to personal decision-making skills. Drug education concepts are integrated throughout the course materials and include educational concepts relating to dependency, relationships, parenting, and professional expectations.
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