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  Nov 20, 2017
2017-2018 General Catalog

Disability Studies Minor

Disability Studies Program
Health Professions Education Building, 520 Wakara Way

Minimum Minor Hours: 18

Disability Studies teaches about disability, not as an individual deficit, but in terms of physical and social barriers that constrain people.

  • Learn how disability has been defined and viewed over time
  • Value perspectives of people with disabilities
  • Understand disability in contemporary culture
  • Appreciate disability related to the arts, literature & media
  • Experience Community Engaged Learning

Graduation Requirements

  • Students must complete 18 credit hours from three different departments for the minor.
  • Courses for the minor must be at the 3000 level or higher.
  • All courses that fulfill minor requirements must be complete with a C- or better.
  • All courses that fulfill minor requirements must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.00.

Requirements for the Minor

Core Courses

Human Exceptionality

Complete 1 course(s)

Interdisciplinary Course in Disability Studies


Complete 12 credit(s) from at least 2 of the 3 focus areas below.

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**Only 1 course may be in a student’s major department**