Requirements

Core Courses (2 courses):

  • A. UGIS 110: Introduction to Disability Studies (offered in F 21)
  • B. English 175: Literature and Disability (offered in F 21)  OR Anthropology 189: Special Topics/Cultural Anthropology: Disability, Ethnography and Design (offered in F 21), OR  English 180A: Disability Memoir OR City and Regional Planning 120: Community Planning and Public Policy for Disability OR ESPM 149: Bodies, Difference, and the Environment. These courses may also be used for electives.

Courses of Special Interest for Disability Studies minors in Summer 2021:

These courses meet DS minor elective requirements

GWS 130AC- Gender, Race, Nation, Health
ART 118- Advance Drawing: Remixing the Figure
EALANG 160- Neurodiversity in Literature
GEOG 170 – Walkers in the City: Landscape, Mobility, and Everyday Life
ANTHRO 189 – 001 – Racial Profiling and Cultural Competency in the Time of Pandemics
HISTART 182 -001 – Photography in the 20th Century: Sex, Race, and Medicine

 

These courses MAY meet DS minor elective requirements
(with approval of minor directors after more information)

ENG 80K – Children’s Literature
COMLIT W60AC – Boroughs and Barrios: Moving in and through NYC and Los Angeles

Courses of Special Interest for Disability Studies minors in Fall 2021

These courses meet DS minor elective requirements

ANTHRO 196 004: Mental Health in Conflict Zones: The Politics of Trauma on
the Border of Israel and Gaza
ART 118: Advanced Drawing: Remixing the Figure
ASAMST 143AC: Asian American Health
CYPLAN 117AC: Urban & Community Health
CYPLAN 218: Transportation Planning Studio
EN 166 03—Special Topics: Race, Social Class, Writing, and Difference
ETHST 190AC: Inside and Beyond Walls: Migra, Masses and the Cultural State
GLOBAL 173: International Human Rights
GWS 129: Bodies and Boundaries
GWS 133AC:  Women, Men, and Other Animals: Human Animality in American Cultures
LDARCH 140: Social and Psychological Factors in Open Space Design
LGBT 100: Trans Study
LEGALST 137:  Comparative Equality Law
LINGUIS 1A/001, 002: American Sign Language I
MEDIAST 190-02: Special Topics: Beauty, Intersectionality, and Globalization
PB HLTH 116: Seminar on Social, Political, and Ethical Issues in Health and Medicine
SOCIOL 113AC: Sociology of Education
SOCIOL 137AC 001: Environmental Justice: Race, Class, Equity, and the Environment

These courses MAY meet DS minor elective requirements
(with approval of minor directors after more information)

*AFRICAM C133A What is the Role of Race in Urban Schools?
(AFRICAM 159 Writing About the Climate Crisis: An Intersectional, Multi-genre Writing and Study Workshop
*ASAMST 125 Contemporary Issues of Southeast Asian Refugees in the US
*CYPLAN 190 Advanced Topics: Restorative Justice in Urban Studies, Storytelling for Racial Healing & Justice
*HISTART 192 Aby Warburg’s Early Modernity
*HIST 100D Disease, Health, and Medicine in American History
*History 125B African American History and Race Relations: 1816-2016
*LegalSt 160 Punishment, Culture, and Society
*LegalSt 162AC Restorative Justice
*PB HLTH 196 007: Seeing People: Understanding Homeless’s Roots
*Sociol 124 Sociology of Poverty

GENERAL LIST OF APPROVED ELECTIVES

  • Anthropology 115: Introduction to Medical Anthropology
  • Anthropology 119: Special Topics in Medical Anthropology
  • Architecture 169: Special Topics in Construction Materials (when Introduction to ADA and Universal Design)
  • Architecture 269: Special Topics in Construction and Materials (when Introduction to ADA and Universal Design)
  • Art 160: Designing and Activating Public Space (POSSIBLE TO USE WITH SPECIAL APPROVAL)
  • Art 165: Art, Medicine, and Disabilities
  • Chicano 176: Chicanos and Health Care
  • Computer Science 160: User Interface Design and Development
  • EALANG 114: Illness Narratives, Vulnerable Bodies
  • Economics 157: Health Economics
  • English 80K: Children’s Literature (when taught by Charles F.S. Creasy)
  • English 135AC: Race, Ethnicity, and Disability in Literature
  • English 165: “The Visible Made Verbal: Audio Description Across the Arts.”
  • ESPM 162A: Health, Medicine, Society and Environment
  • ESPM 254: Ethnic and Cultural Diversity in Health Status
  • ESPM C282: Health Implications of Climate Change
  • GLOBAL 173 International Human Rights
  • GWS 100AC: Women in American Culture (when taught by Barbara Barnes)
  • GWS 111: Special Topics (when topic is Disability Justice or Women with Disability in Film and Literature)
  • GWS 129: Bodies and Boundaries
  • GWS 130AC: Gender, Race, Nation, and Health
  • GWS 131: Gender and Science
  • GWS 133AC: Women, Men, and Other Animals: Human Animality in American Cultures
  • ITALIAN 120:Topics in Italian Studies (when the topic is Disability, Difference and Desire in Italian Fiction and Film)
  • Legal Studies 159: Law and Sexuality
  • LD ARCH 140: Social and Psychological Factors in Open Space Design
  • LINGUIS 1A: American Sign Language I
  • LINGUIS 1B: American Sign Language II
  • LINGUIS 2A: American Sign Language 3
  • PACS 148AC: Social Movements, Urban Histories, and the Politics of Memory
  • PB HLTH 116: Seminar on Social, Political, and Ethical Issues in Health and Medicine
  • Public Health 126: Health Economics and Public Policy
  • Public Health 130: Advanced Health Policy
  • PB HLTH 150D: Introduction to Health Policy and Management
  • PB HLTH 150E: Introduction to Community Health and Human Development
  • Public Health 226: Global Health Economics
  • Public Health 290 003: Health Issues Seminars: Bioethics from Nuremberg to Modern Times
  • Public Health 150E: Introduction to Community Health and Human Development
  • Public Health 222A: Health Care Technology Policy
  • PB HLTH 290: Health Issues Seminars
  • Public Policy 200: Introduction to Policy Analysis
  • Psychology 131: Developmental Psychopathology
  • SOC WEL 210C: Community Planning and Public Policy for DisabilityAging Processes
  • SOC WEL 245: Direct Practice in Health Settings
  • SOC WEL 246: Direct Practice in Aging Settings
  • SOC WEL 275: Diversity-Sensitive and Competent Social Work
  • UGIS 112: Women and Disability
  • UGIS 113: Disability Studies in Practice
  • Sociology C115: Sociology of Health and Medicine
  • Social Welfare 250L: Human Sexuality

All upper-division courses used in satisfaction of the Minor Program must be taken for a letter grade, with the exception of Public Health 116, which may be taken P/NP. The student must achieve at least a C average (2.0) in the upper-division courses offered in satisfaction of a Minor Program. Linguistics 1A, 1B, and 2A are lower-division courses which may be used for the minor.