2018-19 Academic Catalog 
    
    Aug 07, 2022  
2018-19 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SOC 57800 - Disability And Society


Credit Hours: 3.00. The course analyzes the phenomenon of disability from a sociological frame of reference. The course focuses on the role of language and social roles, the effect of public policy upon individuals with disability, the portrayal of disability in popular cultures, the role of technology on the lives of individuals with disability and the challenges confronting our society and its treatment of disability. Students will experience the impact of disability on individuals through an array of educational activities. The structure of the course is designed to facilitate direct contact by students with a disability. The course is also designed to enhance students learning through various readings, assignments, and videos. The students should have regular and consistent access to the Internet and should have the basic skills to navigate the Blackboard site for the course, as well as Word processing software. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.


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