Requirements for the AGC in Disability Studies

The certificate, which can be completed in two years consists of five courses. Students must take the following two courses (6 credits)

HAX 664 Conceptual Foundations of Disability Studies 1890s to 1990s

HAX 668 Emerging Topics in Disability Studies

Plus one of the following three courses (3 Credits)

HAX 665 Disability, Participation and Justice               

HAX 667 Disability, Language, Rhetoric & Narrative

HAX 669             Disability and Health in Local and Global Contexts

Plus two elective courses (6 credits)

Elective courses (6 credits) can be taken, as long as the content is appropriate for the DS Certificate, with affiliated faculty in the student’s home department, from a list of seminars offered by faculty affiliates in other departments, or as a readings course taken with an affiliated faculty member. Only one readings course is allowed, and must receive approval from the director of the disability studies certificate program.