Jul 18, 2024  
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog 
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog

Problem Compulsive Gambling Minor

This minor will provide students with a thorough understanding of client-oriented counseling modalities and strategies. The courses in the minor will provide students with the skills to utilize and interpret assessment tools and provide treatment planning. Students will learn characteristics of compulsive behavior, stages of progression, distinctions and connections to other addictions.

Please see the UNLV College of Education Department of Counselor Education, School Psychology, and Human Services (CSH) web page at www.unlv.edu/csh for information about department programs, faculty and facilities.  Degree worksheets are available at www.unlv.edu/degree/minor-problem-gambling.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, graduates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate awareness, knowledge, and interest in the social and clinical areas of addiction;
  • Discuss the ethical issues relevant to the area of addictions;
  • Demonstrate knowledge about the economic and social consequences of addictions in contemporary society;
  • Enhance students’ knowledge of the emotional and psychological demands for the successful practice in addictions counseling;
  • Understand the unique issues regarding addiction and people who are from cultural diverse backgrounds;
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the regulations and laws that govern addiction counseling.


Please see advising information at the UNLV College of Education Student Services Center www.unlv.edu/education/essc.


For information regarding accreditation at UNLV, please visit the following webpage:

  • Institution - Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities www.nwccu.org.

University Graduation Requirements

To obtain this minor, you must be a degree seeking undergraduate student pursuing an approved UNLV bachelor’s degree. Please see Graduation Policies for complete information.

Problem Compulsive Gambling Minor - Total Credits: 18