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Honors Program Courses

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This course information is derived from the Online Course Catalog, which is under development. The information may not be accurate and is provided only as a convenience. Please consult the print or PDF version of the Course Catalog for all official course information.

Private Lives, Public Debate

Examines the concepts of normalcy and disability, using personal narratives, literature, film, legal documents, social science research, and public health statistics. Students question how and why disability is socially constructed as a social category. Demonstrates the power of this concept in terms of policies created to 'control' disability, and those people with disabilities have created.

Course details

  • Course number: HON-301
  • Credits: 4.00
  • Academic Level: Undergraduate
  • Currently Offered: Yes
  • Course Type: Lecture


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