Disability Studies, Graduate Certificate

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The Graduate Disability Studies Certificate is a 15 credit hour program, consisting of three courses, including a community-based service learning course.

Required Courses
DSST 501DISABILITY, CULTURE AND UNIVERSAL ACCESS IN SOCIETY5
DSST 510DISABILITY AS DIVERSITY5
DSST 590INTERDISCIPLINARY PROJECT5
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.