Interdisciplinary Minor in Disabilities Studies
This interdisciplinary minor will explore various topics that focus on disabilities and provide the students with an understanding of disability issues in today’s society. This minor provides the students with a unique understanding as it draws from a variety of disciplines across the university. It allows students to gain knowledge and skills from numerous perspectives including: social sciences, humanities, natural sciences and education.
Students will take 6 courses for 18 credits. At least one course must be at the 200/300 level.
|CD-100||Introduction to Human Communication and its Disorders||3|
One Ethics Course Required
Select at least two of the courses
|BI-112||Diseases and Mankind||3|
|CD-120||Introduction to Sign Language||3|
|ED-206||Development and Learning of Typical and Atypical Children Birth to Age 8||3|
|ED-285||Understanding and Supporting Children And Youth With Disabilities||3|
|PS-222||Introduction to Health Psychology||3|
|PS-310||Development of Exceptional Children/Youth||3|
|SO-255||Sociology of Disability||3|
Students must take the four required courses (CD 100, CS 124, PS 101 and HC 228 or PH 131) for 12 credits, plus two from the approved list (6 credits).
CD majors must take the three required courses (CS 124, PS 101 and HC 228 or PH 131 -- CD 100 is required of the major), plus three from the approved list (9 credits).
PBH majors must take the four required courses (CD 100, CS 124, PS 101, and PH 131 – HC 228 is required of the major), plus two from the approved list (6 credits).
PS majors must take the three required courses (CD 100, CS 124 and HC 228 or PH 131 -- PS 101 is required for the major), plus three from the approved list (9 credits).