Substance Abuse Prevention Program
UO Academic Extension

407 Alcohol and Cannabis (CPS)

Meeting Date(s): April 3-June 11, 2017
Meeting Day and Time: Fridays, 10:00-11:50 a.m.
Location: UO Eugene Campus
Presenter/Instructor(s): Nigel Wrangham
CRN: 36142
Department: SAPP
Number: 407
Credits: 02
Fee: $336

Students will learn and apply knowledge about the two most prevalent drugs of use and abuse in college and university campus environments nationwide: Alcohol and marijuana. In addition to receiving a comprehensive history of each drug and its use in the United States, students will study the following elements as they apply to alcohol and marijuana:

  • Epidemiology (patterns of use)
  • Pharmacology (drug action)
  • Acute and chronic effects
  • Legality and regulation
  • Individual and societal risks
  • Emerging trends of use and abuse

Please note: This is a "self-support" course. This self-support fee listed above replaces the cost of regular tuition and is paid regardless of student residency status or total course load. Course fees are subject to change at anytime. For more information on tuition consult the Registrar's Office. Students using financial aid, VA benefits, or other scholarships should review the details of their financial package to confirm that self-support fee courses are covered.