Undergraduate Catalog 2018-2019

Disability Studies Minor

The minor in Disability Studies is an interdisciplinary course of study in which students select from a variety of courses concerned with matters of interest to persons with disabilities. The student is required to take a core set of courses in the social and psychological sciences supplemented by a choice from a list of disability-related courses. The minor may be taken in combination with any baccalaureate degree.

Minor Requirements 14-15 credits

Required Courses

SWK 105Introduction to Disability Studies(RLA)

3

PSY 215Psychological Perspectives on Disabilities(RLA)

4

SOC 350Psychosocial Aspects of Disability(RLA)

4

One additional course chosen from the following:

OR

ASL 113American Sign Language I(RLA)

4

 

COM 371Media and the Margins(RLA)

4

CSC 215Assistive Technology for Universal Applications(RLA)

3

EDP 220Special Educational Needs of People with Disabilities(RLA)

3

PSY 211Methods of Applied Behavior Analysis(RNL)

4

SOC 345Sociology of Mental Illness(RLA)

4

SWK 107Introduction to Developmental Disabilities(RNL)

3

ENL 306Disabilities in Literature and Culture(RLA)

4

SWK 440Internship in Developmental Disabilities(RNL)

4

SWK 594Social Work Independent Study(RNL)

4