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Wyoming Institute for Disabilities (WIND)

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2100. Introduction to Disability Studies. 3. [(none)<>CH, D] Provides students with an overview of the disability studies field. Students gain introductory knowledge about the disability studies perspective by examining the work of scholars from many academic backgrounds, which will facilitate students' understanding of the interdisciplinary nature of disability studies. Prerequisites: none.

2500. Topics in:_____. 1-3 (Max. 6). Provides students with the opportunity to gain introductory knowledge by examining various topics in the field of Disability Studies.  Prerequisites:  Consent of instructor.

2700. Gender and Disability. 3. [(none)<>D] Disability studies draws upon critical theory to investigate disability as a discursive construction. Investigates how intersecting conceptions of disability and gender have shaped cultural meanings and the social positioning of specific groups, especially women with disabilities. Topics include non-normative embodiment, issues of representation and subjectivity, and the politics of health, sexuality, and care. Cross listed with WMST 2700. Prerequisites: none.

3160. Disability Civil Rights Movements. 3. Provides a review and analysis of the various disability rights movements in the US and the social changes that have resulted from these movements. This includes the early roots following the French Revolution through the protest era of the 1960s to present efforts to change federal policy. Prerequisites: past or concurrent enrollment in SOC 100 or WIND 2100.

4020. Disability Studies Theory and Practice. 3. [(none)<>CS] Explores the interdisciplinary nature of disability studies, which investigates the embodied experience of disability as well as culturally constructed meanings and belief systems that function to stigmatize, oppress, liberate, or otherwise impact people living with illness and disability. Students will develop interdisciplinary research questions, paying particular attention to sociological realities. Dual listed with WIND 5020; cross listed with SOWK 4020. Prerequisite: WIND 2100 or WB.

4050. Independent Study. 1-3 (Max. 6). Offers the advanced student the opportunity to pursue a topic of interest with the direction of an instructor in disability studies. Dual listed with WIND 5050. Prerequisite: WB and consent of instructor.

4500. Practicum. 3. Provides students practical experience in the field of Disability. Typically taken during a student's final semester in the Disability Studies Minor. Prerequisites: completion of WIND 2100, and WIND elective, WIND 4020 (or concurrent enrollment).

4990. Topics in:_____. 1-3 (Max. 12). Provides upper division/graduate students with the opportunity for critical analysis and in-depth examination of various topics in the field of Disability Studies.  Prerequisites:  Junior standing and consent of instructor.

5020. Disability Studies Theory and Practice. 3. Explores the interdisciplinary nature of disability studies, which investigates the embodied experience of disability as well as culturally constructed meanings and belief systems that function to stigmatize, oppress, liberate, or otherwise impact people living with illness and disability. Students will develop interdisciplinary research questions, paying particular attention to sociological realities. Dual listed with WIND 4020. Prerequisite: WIND 2100 or WB.

5050. Independent Study. 1-3 (Max. 6). Offers the advanced student the opportunity to pursue a topic of interest with the direction of an instructor in disability studies. Dual listed with WIND 5050. Prerequisite: WB and consent of instructor.

5100. Topics. 1-3 (Max. 12). Provides graduate students with the opportunity for critical analysis and in-depth examination of various topics in the field of Disability Studies. Prerequisite: upper division/graduate standing.

5990. Graduate School Internship. 1-12 (Max. 24). Provides graduate students with the opportunity for internship experiences within the disability field.

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