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    Requirements

    Sociology, Criminology and Anthropology

    Disability Studies Certificate


    Contact Information


    Pete Killoran
    Lecturer, Master Adviser
    Phone: (262) 472-1422
    Location: Laurentide 2134

    Leda Nath
    Department Chair and Professor
    Phone: (262) 472-1125
    Location: Laurentide 2110

    Amanda Zierath
    Academic Department Associate
    Phone: (262) 472-1133
    Location: Laurentide 2112

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    Certificate Requirements

    Requirements to Complete the Certificate are as follows:

    Note: A course can count both in a student’s major or minor and for the Certificate program (i.e., double counting is allowed).

    REQUIRED CORE (9 Units)

    • SPECED 201  Disability & Society
    • SOCIOLGY 315   Sociology of Disability
    • POLSCI 331   Disability Law & Policies

    ELECTIVES (6 Units), selected from the following:

    • COMDIS 270   Intro to Human Communication & Distorders
    • SPECED 376  Medical Aspects of Disability
    • ENGLISH 305   Literature of Disability
    • SPECED 205  Psychology of the Exceptional Child
    • Any department 498, 493, or 498R   Independent study, undergraduate research, or internship (a maximum of 3 units from this list can count in the Electives area)

    INDIVIDUALIZED STUDY OR EXPERIENCE (1 Unit)

    • Any department 498, 493, or 498R   Independent study, undergraduate research, or internship

    CAPSTONE (1 Unit)

    • LSINDP 494  Disabilities Studies Seminar (to be taken concurrently with Individualized Study or Experience).
      Non-Course Requirement
    • A minimum of 25 hours of experiential learning in a disability-intensive setting that has been approved by the Disabilities Studies coordinator.

    Location

    College of Letters & Sciences
    Laurentide Hall 4100
    University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
    800 W. Main Street
    Whitewater, WI 53190-1790

    Contact

    Office of the Dean
    Phone: (262) 472-1621
    E-mail: lamkinn@uww.edu

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