Intercultural Studies





Intercultural Studies

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Disability Studies

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Disability studies leads to a better understanding of the history, characteristics, roles, contributions, social status and needs of people with disabilities. Students may focus on a specific group (e.g. deaf studies) or on a variety of disabilities.

For the major in intercultural studies with a focus in disability studies, choose three of the following in addition to the rest of the major requirements. As part of the requirements for a minor in intercultural studies, students enroll in two of the following courses:

COM 242 Autism (January Term)
CSD 233 Workshop in Sign Language I (.50 credit)
CSD 236 Workshop in Sign Language II (.50 credit)
ICS 280/380 Intercultural Experiential
PSY 327 Abnormal Psychology (PSY 210)
PSY 427 Child Psychology (PSY 356 and 327)
PSY 430 Cognitive Processes (PSY 210, 355 and 456)

Other options (as appropriate and approved by the ICS department chair) include:

ICS 280/380 Intercultural Experiential
ICS 390 Special Topics
ICS 492 Independent Study
Distance learning or transfer course
Independent Study with department faculty
Study abroad, Chicago Semester or other off-campus study

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