DisAbility and Society

People and Society

DisAbility and Society


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  • Academic Plan
  • Cognate
    People and Society
  • Responsible Academic Unit

    Contact Info
  • Recommended for
    All students who are interested in expanding their understanding of diverse individuals specifically those differently abled in society and the social perspectives that inform policy and access.
  • Required Courses
    Students must complete at least 3 courses for at least 9 credits.
  • Number of Groups: 2

Cognate Categories


The DisAbility and Society Cognate is designed to provide students with the opportunity to explore a variety of perspectives on the definition, role, and consequences of DisAbility in social context. The cognate addresses various types of disabilities - intellectual, physical, sensory, and psychological - as well as societal perceptions of disabilities and implications for the participation of individuals with disabilities in various aspects of social life including relationships, sports and recreation, employment, education, and community activism.

Option Groups

Complete exactly 2 of the following option groups:

*Indicates an inactive course

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