Introduction to Disability Studies

Catalog Search > Humanities & Social Sciences > PSYC.3630

Course No: PSYC.3630; Last Offered: Summer 2024;

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

  • Prerequisites: PHYC.1010, no FAHS.3630
  • Special Notes: SSDE
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3

Questions About This Course?

Contact the Advising Center at 978-934-2474 or

Use the Back button in your browser to go back to search results.