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Pamphlets related to the Substance Abuse Counseling minor and concentration at Curry CollegeThe Substance Use Counseling minor and concentration is open to any student interested in a career in substance abuse services or in an area where an understanding of substance use is an important aspect of job performance, such as nursing and health care, social work and psychology, law enforcement and criminal justice, or college counseling and youth services. This program is also relevant for students planning to pursue graduate studies in the social and behavioral sciences, as well as, professional degrees in law, social work, nursing, and criminal justice.

Interested Psychology majors should choose the The Substance Use Counseling concentration. The minor is recommended for students majoring in something other than Psychology.

Although there is no formal relationship between the SUC Program and the Massachusetts Board of Substance Abuse Counselor Certification, the program satisfies in part the educational and practicum requirements of the Massachusetts Board of Substance Abuse Counselor Certification (MBSACC). Requirements leading to licensure are currently under consideration by the Massachusetts Legislature; this program will be adjusted accordingly.

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Psychology Honor Society

Psi Chi is an international honor society whose purpose is to encourage, stimulate, and maintain excellence in scholarship of the individual members in all fields, to advance the science of psychology.

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The Psychology Club brings together students who are interested in psychology and want to apply and increase their own knowledge and understanding of the psychology field.

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Study Abroad

Along with institutional partnerships, you can create your own Study Abroad opportunity, or go global with our own faculty members as part of our Short-term, Faculty-led Courses.

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First-Year Experience

Making the transition to college can be a little confusing and lot of fun. Your First-Year Experience at Curry College helps smooth out the bumps and puts you on the path to success.

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Gen Ed

At the heart of Curry College's undergraduate curriculum is our General Education (Gen Ed) Program. Gen Ed is based on our belief in the power and potential of the liberal arts.

Life-Changing Opportunities Await

Start with a foundation in the liberal arts. Add attentive faculty and countless opportunities to learn by doing. That’s what you’ll get with a bachelor’s degree from Curry. Learn what’s waiting for you today.