Disability Studies and Community Inclusion - Minor

College of Education, Health and Human Services
School of Foundations, Leadership and Administration
300 White Hall
Kent Campus
330-672-2012
www.kent.edu/ehhs/fla


Description

The Disability Studies and Community Inclusion minor prepares students to be leaders in promoting greater inclusion of people with disabilities in all aspects of life and across the lifespan. The minor enhances students' knowledge and skills by preparing them to understand and comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA); provide services to people with disabilities in a variety of settings; understand the nature of disabilities; understand  the meaning of disability in society; understand social, political and health implications of disability; and understand methods of accommodations that aid in making society more inclusive to those who live with disabilities.

Fully Offered At:

  • Kent Campus

Admission Requirements

Admission to a minor is open to students enrolled in a bachelor’s degree, the A.A.B. or A.A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree (not Individualized Program major). Students enrolled only in the A.A. or A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree in Individualized Program may not declare a minor. Students may not pursue a minor and a major in the same discipline.

Minor Requirements

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Minor Requirements
RPTM 26001INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNITY INCLUSION FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES 3
RPTM 46001PRINCIPLES AND METHODS OF COMMUNITY INCLUSION 3
PSYC 21211PSYCHOLOGY OF EVERYDAY LIFE (DIVD) (KSS) 3
or SOC 32570 INEQUALITY IN SOCIETIES (DIVD)
Minor Electives, choose from the following:9
MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY (DIVG)
ART EDUCATION: FOUNDATIONS AND CONCEPTS - SECONDARY (ELR)
ART EDUCATION: FIELD EXPERIENCE (ELR) (WIC)
HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY
EXPLORING BUSINESS
CRITICISM OF PUBLIC DISCOURSE (DIVD) (KHUM)
INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION (DIVG)
COMMUNICATION AND CONFLICT
HEALTH COMMUNICATION
ISSUES IN LAW AND SOCIETY (KSS)
DANCE AS AN ART FORM (DIVG) (KFA)
DANCE FOR CHILDREN
CRITICAL RHETORICAL STUDIES OF TEXTS IN CONTEXT
SPECIAL TOPICS IN RHETORIC, COMPOSITION AND WRITING
ADOLESCENT DEVELOPMENT
FAMILY INTERVENTION ACROSS THE LIFESPAN
ADAPTED PHYSICAL EDUCATION
INTRODUCTION TO ETHICS (DIVG) (KHUM)
HEALTH CARE ETHICS
ADMINISTRATIVE LAW AND PROCESS
ETHICS AND PUBLIC POLICY
SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY
INCLUSION OF PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES IN LEISURE SERVICES (DIVD)
UNDERSTANDING DIFFERENCES AND INEQUALITY
SOCIAL PROBLEMS (DIVG) (KSS)
INDIVIDUAL AND SOCIETY
SOCIOLOGY OF HEALTH AND HEALTH CARE
INTRODUCTION TO EXCEPTIONALITIES (DIVD)
APPLIED BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS I: THEORY AND TECHNIQUES
CHARACTERISTICS OF STUDENTS WITH MILD/MODERATE INTERVENTION NEEDS
CHARACTERISTICS OF STUDENTS WITH MODERATE/INTENSIVE INTERVENTION NEEDS
PLANNING AND PROGRAMMING FOR TRANSITIONS
INTRODUCTION TO DEAF STUDIES (ELR) (WIC)
Minimum Total Credit Hours:18

Graduation Requirements 

Minimum Minor GPA
2.000