2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Apr 09, 2020  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

GS 261 - Disabilities in Society and the Workplace


This course explores the treatment of individuals with disabilities throughout history. It examines the attitudes, perceptions and emotional reactions toward disabilities, and how these may contribute toward marginalizing this population. It looks at the development of educational and employment rights, and reviews how technological adaptations have reduced barriers to full integration into society. Students may not earn more than 5 credits by taking HA, HS or GS one credit courses. Three one-credit options are not equivalent to a three credit course, and cannot be applied to the requirement of major electives.

This course is applicable to the liberal arts requirements of the curriculum.
1 semester 1 credit.