Jun 03, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

DIS 4660 Ethical Issues in Disabilities Studies


This course will examine the foundation of justice and ethical issues within Disability Studies from a social justice and disability rights perspective. Students will explore both philosophical and bioethical issues within areas of broad public debate. Through guided explorations, students will investigate how issues of discrimination, oppression, and autonomy impact the lives of individuals with disabilities. Students will learn how disability is conceptualized in different ways depending on contexts, as well as how to analyze how disability fits within the present-day discourse of human diversity and equity.  Student may repeat this class for a maximum of 9 credits.
  Prerequisite(s): A grade of B or better in one of the following courses DIS 1010  , DIS 2070  or DIS 4090  
Credits: 3.0