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ASP 325 - Universal Design (Put on reserve by department 9/16/23; will go inactive 8/24/26)


Description:
Apply universal design principles and ADA standards to analyze barriers to accessibility and propose practical design solutions for full participation of persons of all abilities in a variety of everyday environments. (Put on reserve by department 9/16/23; will go inactive 8/24/26)

Prerequisites:
Prerequisite: Completion of Gen Ed Academic Writing I or equivalent with a grade of C- or higher.

Credits: (4)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Identify environmental, social, and cultural barriers to full participation by people of all abilities. 
  • Recognize principles of universal design and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards in real world contexts.
  • Analyze the usability of environments and products by people of all abilities according to a universal design framework and ADA standards. 
  • Propose practical design solutions based on universal design principles and ADA standards for access issues in a variety of environments.  
  • Identify agents responsible for implementing and maintaining accessible environments and programs. 
  • Explain the advantage for individuals and society of minimizing barriers by implementing principles of universal design to different audiences with different motives (e.g., social justice and risk management).
  • Communicate professionally and accessibly.

Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
3/19/21

Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
Fall Locations: OnlineWinter Locations: OnlineSummer Locations: Online



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