HSCI 1180: Drugs and Society

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Course Format Lecture 3.0 h + Seminar 1.0 h + Lab. 0.0 h
Credits 3.0

Course Description

Students explore the subject of drug addictions and their social impact. In addition to the pharmacology and effects of legal and illegal drugs, risk factors and major theories on substance abuse and addiction are analyzed with the goal of understanding the pros and cons of current approaches to the management of drug use from a public health policy perspective.

Prerequisite(s): One of the following: LET 3 (or LPI equivalent); IELTS 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each band; a minimum "C+" grade in English First Peoples 12, English Studies 12, Literary Studies 12, or equivalent; a minimum "C" grade in one of the following: CMNS 1115, 1118, ENGL 1120, 1123, 1127, or 1128; an "S" grade in ENGL 1107, 1108, or 1110; or a minimum "C-" grade in one of the following: HSCI 1120, 1130, 1140, or 1160.

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