Introduction to Disability Studies

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Course No: PSYC.3630-031; SIS Class Nbr: 10002; SIS Term: 2830
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:
  • Core Codes: SS, DSST
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Lee Vorderer
  • Textbook Information

When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Spring 2019: Jan 22 to May 05
  • Chat Hours: Mon 7-8pm*
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1140
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester, nonrefundable registration fee for credit courses.

*Chat Hours provide an opportunity for the instructor and students to communicate in "real time". It is an informative and interactive session where course related questions, answers, and discussions take place. While student attendance during chat hours is not required, it is highly recommended. Weekly chat sessions are archived for students who are not able to participate in the live chat sessions at the scheduled times.

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

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