Disability Studies, Certificate

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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.

Required Courses
DSST 310DISABILITY, CULTURE AND SOCIETY5
DSST 410DISABILITY AS DIVERSITY5
DSST 490SENIOR CAPSTONE PROJECT IN UNIVERSAL ACCESS5
Total Credits15
 

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.