Introduction to Disability Studies

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Course No: PSYC.3630-031; SIS Class Nbr: 12128; SIS Term: 2710
Course Status: Open

Course Description

This course provides students with a wide range of interests and backgrounds with the opportunity to examine their own mental model(attitudes/values/ assumptions) of disability. It includes an overview of the nature of intellectual disability and other disabilities and it provides opportunities to explore and understand the historical social response to disability. Students will look at a range of strategies for providing support and intervention and they will learn about how to effect change through a variety of strategies, including advocacy.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: Pre Req: PSYC.1010, General Psychology; student may not enroll if already has credit for 59.363.
  • Special Notes: SSDE
  • Section Notes: Prerequisite courses or knowledge: PSYC.1010;
  • Credits: 3;
  • Instructor: Lee Vorderer
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When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Fall 2017: Sep 06 to Dec 10
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1125
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester, nonrefundable registration fee for credit courses.

Related Programs: B.A. in Psychology, B.S. in Information Technology, A.S. in Information Technology

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