Admission into the Minor

Students who choose to declare a minor must meet with an advisor in the minor department. Students should complete the Change of Major/Minor Application online under the Student tab of myBama before or during the third year of full-time enrollment. A minor in addiction and recovery studies is available to students outside of the major in addiction and recovery studies.

Code and Title Hours
Minor Courses
HD 210Understanding Addiction3
Select five of the following:15
Probs Child/Adol
Addiction and the Family
Addiction:Treat/Recover
Policy Issues: Family, Crime and Addictions
Found Addict Counsel
Addiction Prevention
Drugs, Society, & Human Behav
Abnormal Psychology
Juvenile Delinquency
Total Hours18

Grade Point Average

A 2.0 grade point average in the minor is required for completion of the degree. The minor GPA is calculated based on all courses applicable to the minor that the student has attempted at UA and all work attempted applicable to the minor throughout the entire higher education career. Please see the Grades and Grade Points section of this catalog for an explanation on grade point average calculations.

Upper-level Residency

A minimum of six hours of 300- and 400-level courses in the minor must be earned on this campus.

Ancillary Courses

This minor does not require ancillary courses.

Additional Minor Requirements

Students are responsible for ensuring that they have met all University, College, major and minor requirements. However, each student must meet with an adviser in the major department for academic planning and to be cleared for registration each semester. College advisers are also available for additional assistance with minor, College and University requirements. Students are not permitted to count the same required course towards completion of a major or second minor within the Department of Human Development and Family Studies. A minor in addiction and recovery studies is available to students outside of the major in addiction and recovery studies.