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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Alcohol & Drug Studies

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Department Health Science
College Allied Health & Nursing
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Undergraduate Degree Type(s) BS
Program Description The Department of Health Science offers undergraduate degrees in Alcohol and Drug Studies, Community Health Education, and School Health Education. It also offers an undergraduate degree in Health and Physical Education in collaboration with the Department of Human Performance. The department also offers a 21 credit Health Science Minor..
Admission Requirements Students must earn a “C” or better in all required general education, required, and elective courses in the Alcohol and Drug Studies major.
Students must also maintain a G.P.A. of 2.5 or better in the major (required
general education, required, and elective courses in a major). A G.P.A. of 2.5 in the major is required for graduation in Alcohol and Drug Studies.

The minimum requirements to be admitted to the Major are:
  • completion of a minimum of 32 credit hours,
  • a minimum cumulative G.P.A. 2.5,
  • a “C” or better in HLTH 225: Introduction to Alcohol and Drug Studies
  • a “C” or better in two of the following four required General Education
    • CMST 102: Public Speaking,
    • CMST 203: Intercultural Communications,
    • PSYC 101: Introduction to Psychological Science, and/or
    • SOC 101: Introduction to Sociology
  • Meeting with the Alcohol and Drug Studies Coordinator to complete the Alcohol and Drug Studies Program Permission Form and sign the Alcohol and Drug Studies Form of Understanding.
Other Requirements All major courses must be taken for grade.
Academic Bulletin A full description of the program including class listings and class descriptions are listed in the Academic Bulletin.
Program Contact Information Department of Health Science
Minnesota State University, Mankato
213 Highland Center North
Mankato, MN 56001
College Advising Allied Health Advising
Shirley Murray, Student Relations Coordinator
124 Myers Field House

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