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Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

People with Disabilities Courses

KINE 196: Service Learning in Movement Studies in Disability
This course provides students with a service learning experience in the area of movement studies in disability. University students are placed with a child with a disability to assist the child with selected individualized activity programs. Programs are designed in conjunction with parents to meet the individual child's physical, social, emotional, and motivational needs.

KINE 295: Disability and Physical Activity in the Media
This course provides students with an opportunity to learn about disability in film and physical activity. Moreover, the experience provides students an in-depth look into the portrayal of individuals with disabilities in film and media and how this does or does not coincide with societal views and values, education, physical education, politics, individual and group behavior. Perceptions and personal views regarding individuals with disabilities and their inclusion/segregation in society are explored through visual arts.

SOCI 230: Women in Contemporary Societies
Taking an in-depth look, this course explores women's lives in today's world across categories of class, race, ethnicity, sexuality, disability, and age. Students also discuss such topics as gender, body politics, violence against women, poverty, religion, and power as they relate to women. Special attention is given to social activism and emerging policies here in the U.S. and elsewhere.

SWRK 200: Diversity and Social Justice
This course presents a framework for understanding and openly interacting with people from diverse backgrounds that compose the rich mosaic of the United States. The class is designed to promote ethnic-sensitive interpersonal relationships. Diverse people studied are distinguished by issues of race, ethnicity, class, gender, sexual orientation, disability, religion/spirituality, generation, and national origin. Historical and cultural experiences shaping their lives and current reality are examined. The overall goal is for students to develop a high regard for the worth and dignity of all people. This is an approved US Diversity course.

WMST 230: Women in Contemporary Societies
Taking an in-depth look, this course explores women's lives in today's world across categories of class, race, ethnicity, sexuality, disability, and age. Students also discuss such topics as gender, body politics, violence against women, poverty, religion, and power as they relate to women. Special attention is given to social activism and emerging policies here in the U.S. and elsewhere.

More information about courses offered can be found in the course catalog.