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COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES
ARTS AND SCIENCES DEAN'S OFFICE
DISABILITY STUDIES

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DIS ST 230 Introduction to Disability Studies (5) I&S, DIV
Introduces the field of disability studies. Focuses on the theoretical questions of how society predominantly understands disability and the social justice consequences. Examines biological, social, cultural, political, and economic determinants in the framing of disability. Offered: jointly with CHID 230/LSJ 230.
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DIS ST 332 Disability and Society (5) I&S
Concentrates on contemporary issues in disability studies, focusing on the thematic frameworks of rights, identities, values, and science/medicine. Recommended: DIS ST 230/LSJ 230/CHID 230. Offered: jointly with CHID 332/LSJ 332.
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DIS ST 421 History of Eugenics (5) I&S Woiak
Examines the history of ideas, policies, and practices associated with eugenics and human genetics from the late nineteenth century to the present in American society and other national contexts. Offered: jointly with B H 421.
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DIS ST 430 Topics in Disability Studies (1-5, max. 15) I&S
Theoretical, critical, analytical, or comparative examination of an issue or issues in Disability Studies. Topics vary. Prerequisite: either DIS ST/CHID/LSJ 230, DIS ST 332, DIS ST 433, or DIS ST 434. Offered: jointly with CHID 430/LSJ 430.
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DIS ST 433 Disability Law, Policy, and the Community I&S (5) I&S, DIV
Addresses the history of legal rights of disabled people, U. S. disability policy, and the role of community activism and other forces in policy development and systems change. Introduces the existing social service system that affects disabled people. Recommended: LSJ 230/CHID 230/DIS ST 230. Offered: jointly with CHID 433/LSJ 433.
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DIS ST 434 Civil and Human Rights Law for Disabled People (5) I&S, DIV
Expands knowledge of civil and human rights for disabled people. Examines the American perspective (ADA) as well as various international models including the United Nations' International Human Rights treaties as they relate to disabled people. Recommended: LSJ 230/CHID 230/DIS ST 230. Offered: jointly with CHID 434/LSJ 434.
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DIS ST 435 Advanced Seminar in Disability Studies (5, max. 10) I&S
Provides an opportunity to review foundational principles and do independent research on a topic in the field of disability studies. Recommended: one DIS ST course.
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DIS ST 535 Graduate Seminar in Disability Studies (5, max. 10)
Provides an opportunity to review foundational principles and do independent research on a topic in the field of disability studies. Recommended: one DIS ST course.
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