Disability Studies, Certificate
Disability Studies is a 15 credit hour university Certificate Program that approaches disability as diversity and uses universal access as a theme. To receive the certificate, students must successfully complete each of the required courses.
|DSST 310||DISABILITY, CULTURE AND SOCIETY||5|
|DSST 410||DISABILITY AS DIVERSITY||5|
|DSST 490||SENIOR CAPSTONE PROJECT IN UNIVERSAL ACCESS||5|
Student Learning Outcomes—students will
- demonstrate knowledge of the perceptions and beliefs about disability throughout history and in contemporary society;
- identify disability culture and recognize the contributions of Disabled persons in society;
- display knowledge of how laws and policies influence the lives of people with disabilities;
- analyze societal representations of defining disability including the moral, medical and social models;
- understand disability as a characteristic in the diverse tapestry of society;
- apply the principles of universal access to disability and to other diverse societal characteristics.