Texas Tech University

Community, Family, and Addiction Sciences

Undergraduate Minor in Community, Family, and Addiction Sciences

Community, Family, and Addiction Sciences Undergraduate Minor

The CFAS department offers a minor in community, family, and addiction sciences (CFAS) that provides a basic understanding of family systems, addiction, recovery, and human services. It is designed for students who are interested in counseling, human services, or nonprofit administration. Courses for the minor are finalized and approved in conjunction with the student's major and minor advisors. All required and prerequisite courses much be completed with a grade of “C” or better. The minor requires 12 hours of foundational courses and 6 hours of prescribed electives. Electives are select upper-level CFAS courses that allow students to customize the minor based on their academic needs and career goals. The minor can also serve as a CFAS concentration for students completing the B.S. in Human Sciences. It is recommended that students complete the required coursework using the following guidelines:

First Class:

CFAS 2301 Introduction to Community, Family, and Addiction Services
ADRS 2310 Understanding Alcohol, Drugs, and Addictive Behaviors

Second Class:

ADRS 3325 Family Dynamics of Addiction and Recovery

Choose Two Classes:

CFAS 4300 Coaching Leaders
CFAS 4330 Administration in Community, Family, and Addiction Service
CFAS 4380 Development and Evaluation of CFAS Programs

Last Class:

CFAS 4300 Alcohol, Drugs and Society
ADRS 4329 Eating Disorders
PFP 3321 Financial Counseling and Consumer Credit
SOC 4325 Criminology
SOC 4327 Juvenile Delinquency

Last Class:

CFAS 4331 Introduction to Marriage and Family Therapy