Introduction to Disability Studies

Spring 2024 > Humanities & Social Sciences > PSYC.3630 > 031

Course No: PSYC.3630-031; SIS Class Nbr: 1342; SIS Term: 3330
Course Status: Registration Closed

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
  • Core Codes: SS, AMST, DSST
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Lee Vorderer
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When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • 2024 Spring: Jan 16 to May 04
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1140 | Pay as little as $ 292.50/mo for this course.
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  • Note: There is a $30 per semester registration fee for credit courses.

Related Programs: B.L.A. in Liberal Arts, B.A. in Psychology

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