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College of Education, Health and Human Services
School of Foundations, Leadership and Administration

300 White Hall
Tel: 330-672-2012

Post Bachelor's (C618): The Disability Studies and Community Inclusion certificate prepares students to take leadership roles in promoting inclusion and advocacy for people with disabilities in a variety of community settings. Students tailor their studies to meet their professional interests.

Post Master's (C827): The Disability Studies and Community Inclusion certificate prepares students to understand the nature, meaning, health, social and political implications and consequences of disability within the context of a diverse and global culture. Following guidelines from the Society for Disability Studies, the certificate is interdisciplinary, challenges the view of disability as an individual defect that can be remedied through medical intervention and include national and international perspectives, policies, literature, culture and history.

Course Title Credits
RHAB 67725 Psychosocial Impact of Disabilities 3
SRM 56001 Principles and Methods of Community Inclusion 3
SRM 63096 Individual Investigation in Exercise, Leisure and Sport 1
Choose from the following electives: 10
ANTH 58250 Culture and Curing (3)  
CI 65592 Practicum in Adapted Physical Education (1-12)  
COMM 55459 Communication and Conflict (3)  
COMM 55960 Health Communications (3)  
EDAD 6/76518 Law and Special Education (3)  
HDFS 54020 Adolescent Development (3)  
HDFS 54021 Family Interventions Across the Lifespan (3)  
HED 57091 Current Issues in Health Education and Promotion (3)  
HED 64050 Health Behavior (3)  
HED 64051 Biobehavioral Aspects of Disease Prevention in Health Education and Promotion (3)  
MUS 50295 Special Topics Music in Special Education (1-3)  
PSYC 61580 Social Psychology (3)  
SOC 52558 Wealth, Poverty and Power  
SOC 52563 Sociology of Health and Health Care  
SPED 53030 Applied Behavior Analysis I: Theory and Techniques (3)  
SPED 53050 Characteristics of Students with Mild/Moderate Intervention Needs (3)  
SPED 53051 Characteristics of Students with Moderate/Intensive Intervention Needs (3)  
SPED 53070 Planning and Programming for Transition Needs (3)  
SPED 53309 Introduction to Deaf Studies (3)  
SPED 63200 Introduction to Exceptionalities (3) 1  
THEA 61094 College Teaching in Theatre (3)  
  1. Course is prerequisite for others in department