59.363 Introduction to Disability Studies

Introduction to Disability Studies

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 6307
Status Active

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 mental retardation 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.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-req: 47.101, General Psychology; Student may not enroll if already has credit for 47.363.