2024-2025 Course Catalog

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Disability Studies (DST) Minor

Required Minor Courses
HD 1134Introduction to Disabilities Studies (Pathways Concept 2 - Critical Thinking in the Humanities and Pathways Concept 7 - Critical Analysis of Identity and Equity in the United States)3
HD 1004Human Development I: Childhood and Adolescence (Pathways Concept 3 - Reasoning in the Social Sciences)3
HD 4714Senior Capstone Seminar3
STS 3284Technology and Disability (Pathways Concept 2 - Critical Thinking in the Humanities)3
RED 4664Universal Design (6D) 13
or MUS 2134 Disability Culture & the Arts
Elective Courses 2
Select two of the following:6
Issues in Aging
Education of Exceptional Learners (Pathways Concept 3 - Reasoning in the Social Sciences)
Psychological Disorders of Children
Medical Dilemmas and Human Experience
Total Credits21

Either RED 4664 or MUS 2134 can be taken to fulfill the core requirements. If both are taken, one can count toward elective hours.


The order of courses in the checksheet is the suggested {but not required) sequence, with two electives taken after completion of HD 1004 and 1134, but before HD 4714.

Graduation Requirements

Hours requirement: A minimum of 21 hours is required to graduate with a Disability Studies {DST) minor.

GPA requirement: A GPA of 2.5 is required for the DST minor. All courses listed on this checksheet are included in the DST minor GPA calculation.

Prerequisites: Some courses listed on this checksheet have prerequisites. Consult the University Catalog.

Double-counting: Any student pursuing multiple minor degree programs may use courses completed for other minor programs towards completion quotas for this minor {provided, of course, that the course in question is one listed on this checksheet as a requirement or elective).