Introduction to Disability Studies

Course Code: 
DIS ST/LSJ/CHID 230

Introduces students to the language of disability, the portrayal of disability in public culture, and the historical and legal treatment of disabled people, including an appreciation of the concepts of discrimination, bias and exclusion in the majority culture. (This class counts in the: LSJ major, as an LSJ Subfield 3- Rights, Resistance, and Reconstruction - class; LSJ minor, as an LSJ Subfield 3 - Rights, Resistance, and Reconstruction - class; Diversity minor, as one of the Diversity Core classes; Human Rights minor, as one of the Broader Context courses; CHID major, as a “Gateways” course; CHID minor, as a “Gateways” course; Public Health major, as a “Related Course”.)