SUBS 268 :: Survey of Substance Use and Addiction
Fall 2018 @Hawaii CC

CRN:
17478
Credit Hours:
3
Instructor:
Charlene Merritt
csmerrit@hawaii.edu
808-934-2638 (Ph)
Instructional Mode:
Online
Instructional Mode:
Online
Dates:
08/20/2018 - 12/13/2018
Course Prerequisites:
PreReq: Eng 21 or ESL 21 or placement in Eng 102; and Eng 22 or (ESL 22G and ESL 22W) or placement in Eng 100
Course Description:
Provides students with a general and basic understanding of substance use, abuse, and dependency. Students will explore the historical and societal perceptions of substance use, patterns and trends of use, and societal and legal responses to drugs and alcohol. Methods of ingestion, effects on the individual, prevention, intervention, and treatment will be identified and analyzed.
Textbooks:
Uppers, Downers and All Arounders: Physical and Mental Effects of Psychoactive Drugs
By D. Inaba & W. Cohen
CNS Productions; 8th edition; 2014
ISBN: 9780926544390 Required

BOOK INFO: Students should purchase books through the UH Bookstore by calling 1-808-932-7394 or choose the "Hilo Bookstore" link online at http://www.bookstore.hawaii.edu
Technical Requirements:
This is an Internet Class. Reliable Internet access and e-mail access required (high speed connection recommended). Virus check program required. Students must be familiar with using a computer and have basic Internet skills (browsing, sending e-mail, saving/sending files). This online class may include required proctored activities or tests at approved UH testing facilities during normal business hours.
https://laulima.hawaii.edu
Additional Notes:
Students should go to https://laulima.hawaii.edu and log in with their UH username and password on or 1-2 days before the first class date. Students may email instructor with any questions. (csmerrit@hawaii.edu)
Updated:
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 15:42:13