Minor in Disability and Human Development
The Minor in Disability and Human Development is open to majors in the College of Applied Health Sciences and from other units and colleges. Students will be allowed to complete the minor area of study in Disability and Human Development if they meet the transfer-eligibility criteria at the time of application (minimum GPA of 2.50/4.00). Students must submit a request form to the department (Room 560, AHSB). A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50/4.00 is required for the minor field.
Requirements for the Minor
Students must complete a total of 13 semester hours (5 courses), consisting of the following:
|DHD 101||Disability in U.S. Society a||3|
|DHD 400||Disability and Human Development Capstone||1|
|Select at least two core courses from the following:||6|
|Disability in American Film a|
|Disability, Rights, and Culture a|
|Disability, Health, and Society a|
|Disability in World Cultures a|
|Select one elective from the following: b||3|
|Disability in the Humanities|
|Disability, Race, Class and Gender|
|Foundations of Disability and Human Development|
|Historical Issues in Disability and Disease|
|Disability, Sexuality, and Health|
|Analysis of the Americans with Disabilities Act|
|Disability and Work|
|Cultural Politics of Disability and Health|
|Disability Through the Lifecourse|
|Mental Health, Asian Americans, and Community Engagement|
|Introduction to Assistive Technology: Principles and Practice|
See the course description for approved General Education categories for this course.
Students may also select one of the remaining core courses as their elective.
Enrollment Residence Requirement in the Minor
A student must complete at least one-half of the course work required for the minor field in enrollment residence at the University of Illinois at Chicago.