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Disability Studies

What is the suggested sequence in Disability Studies?

The suggested sequence in Disability Studies offered in conjunction with the ILR School's K. Lisa Yang and Hock E. Tan Institute on Employment and Disability; affords interested students the opportunity to examine the experience of persons with disabilities across all domains of life, but focuses primarily on their human rights and inequalities.

For those students interested in the suggested sequence in Disability Studies, see below for a listing of courses:

ILR LR 1200: Introduction to Disability Studies (Fall, 3 Credits)

ILR LR 2010/5010: Labor and Employment Law (Fall and Spring, 3 Credits)

ILR LR 2060: Writing Seminar in Law – Socio-legal perspectives on Disability (Fall, 3 Credits)*

ILR LR 2060: Writing Seminar in Law – Disability Law and Ethics (Spring, 3 Credits)*

ILR LR 3090: It Takes Work: Innovations in Law and Practice to Advance Employment for Students with Disabilities (Fall, 4 Credits)

Coming Fall 2022

ILR LR 4023: Disability and Employment Policy (Spring, 7-weeks, 2 Credits)

ILR LR 4033: Disability Law (Spring, 4 Credits)

ILR LR 4035: Intersectionality in Disability Studies (Spring, 4 Credits)

ILR IC 4360: Global Comparative Disability Policy (Fall, 4 Credits)

ILR HR 4657: Workplace Disability Inclusion: Innovations and Initiatives (Autism at Work) (Fall, 7-weeks, 2 Credits)

ILR HR 4970/4980: Credit Internship and Field Research (Autism at Work) (Spring, 12 Credits – 8 Credits for Internship, 4 Credits for Field Research)

ILR HR 4990: Directed Study (Autism at Work) (Spring, 4 Credits)

ILR HR 6410: Disability Considerations in Human Resource Policy and Practice (Fall, 7-weeks, 2 Credits)

*Designates an ILR Sophomore Writing Seminar open to only ILR sophomores and new transfers, students may only take ONE of these writing seminars.

For more information contact:

Kate MacDowell, Program Coordinator
201L Dolgen Hall
(607) 255-7727