Jul 17, 2024  
2024-2025 University Catalog 
2024-2025 University Catalog
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ASP 540 - Disability, Accessibility, and Social Justice

How does disability and accessibility intersect with other marginalized identities? This is an interdisciplinary discussion of structural inequality and cultural competence, with critical analysis of opportunities for advocacy, including legislation, bio-medical decisions, technology and design. ASP 440 and ASP 540 are layered courses; students may not receive credit for both.

Prerequisite: ASP 303 or ASP 505 or instructor permission.

Credits: (5) Contact Hours: 5

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

  • Define key concepts in relation to the study of Antiracism, Diversity, and Inclusivity (ADI) including antiracism, racism, race, ethnicity, discrimination, privilege, diversity, equity, inclusivity, and intersectionality.
  • Analyze the role of race, racism, and antiracism in the United States.
  • Describe intersections between race and ethnicity and other minoritized identities.
  • Explain systematic and structural mechanisms that perpetuate both privilege and inequities.
  • Compare and contrast their own core values, assumptions, and biases with those held by other individuals, cultures, or societies.
  • Demonstrate advocacy skills of presenting effectively to a variety of audiences.
  • Review professional literature on intersectionality of disability with issues of antiracism, diversity, and inclusivity. Graduate Level.

Learner Outcomes Approval Date:

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

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