Dec 12, 2019  
2019-2020 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog

DIS 300 - Disability: Interaction of Human Diversity and Global Environment


Designed to introduce the student to disability as an element of human diversity that has a significant reciprocal relationship with the environment. We begin by discussing prevalence and incidence of disability across the globe, examine the historical changes in concepts of disability over time, and then study disability as a human phenomenon which both emerges from and influences biological, economic, physical, social, political, spiritual, cultural, technological and virtual environments.

General Education Requirements: Cultural Diversity and International Perspectives and Population and the Environment

Course Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Credits: 3