Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

FWIS 153 - DISABILITY AND SOCIETY

Long Title: LEFT OUT: THE INTERSECTION OF DISABILITY AND SOCIETY
Department: First-Year Writing Intensive
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Description: This course will examine the historical segregation experienced by people with disabilities, and the particular prejudice they encounter from childhood through adulthood. Discussion will concentrate on the spectrum of disability, the unique (and sometimes incomparable) experiences across disabilities, and there role of visibility and comorbidity on a quality of life outcomes.
Course URL: http://pwc.rice.edu/