Disabilities in Society

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The Disabilities in Society minor provides opportunities for undergraduates in all colleges to enhance their knowledge of disabilities and to recognize the impact disabilities have on the lives of people who experience them and on the people with whom they live and interact.

About this Program

School Information

Students in the School of Special Education, School Psychology, and Early Childhood Studies are uniquely positioned to learn from leaders in the field while simultaneously applying that learning in individually relevant professional settings.
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352.273.4275

P.O. Box 117050
1801 NORMAN HALL
GAINESVILLE FL 32611-7050
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 Curriculum

This minor facilitates understanding of disabilities and disability-related issues that are applicable in a variety of settings. Focus is on understanding types of disabilities, how disabilities are perceived in society, the ways people with disabilities are included in recreational, leisure, employment, educational and other community activities, and the legal aspects of disability policies.

Prerequisites

  • Apply for the minor after earning 45 credits and before earning 100 credits.
  • Minimum 2.0 GPA is required and transfer credits are not accepted. All courses must be taken at UF.
  • Obtain college approval on the application for minor before submitting the form to studenthelp@coe.ufl.edu.
  • EEX 2000 or EEX 3093 are prerequisites for the online courses.

Required Courses

EEX 2000Impact of Disabilities: Home, Community and Workplace3
EEX 3093Exceptional People in School and Society3
EEX 3097Social Perspectives on Disability3
EEX 4280Disabilities in Community and Employment3
EEX 4520Disabilities: Legal Aspects and Policies3
Total Credits15