Home About UH Academic Calendar Courses Undergraduate Education Graduate Education Degrees, Minors, & Certificates Colleges, Schools, & Academic Units

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS


SAMPLE COURSE DESCRIPTION

COURSE NUMBERING SYSTEM

GENERAL EDUCATION DESIGNATION

DEPARTMENTS OFFERING DIVERSIFICATION COURSES

Disability and Diversity Studies (DIS)

College of Education

DIS 691 Multicultural Issues in Disabilities (3) Provide background and understanding of various Pacific Rim cultural issues in the conceptualization and treatment of individuals with disabilities and their families. A-F only.

DIS 693 Interdisciplinary Disability and Diversity Issues (3) Develop understanding of current issues faced by individuals with disabilities and their families within the disability paradigm and across cultures. A-F only.

DIS 694 Interdisciplinary Team Development (3) Develop knowledge and skills to participate effectively on interdisciplinary teams for the common goal of promoting service integration and coordination of education, social, health, mental health, and other services with individuals with disabilities and their families. A-F only.

DIS 695 Interdisciplinary Assessment (3) Assessment methods and techniques to instructional research-based practices and supports across disciplines, cultures and PK-12 that address barriers to learning for all students with the context of the Comprehensive Student Support System (CSSS). A-F only. Co-requisite: 696.

DIS 696 Advanced Interdisciplinary Assessment (3) Assessment methods and techniques to instructional research-based practices and supports across disciplines, cultures and PK-12 that address barriers to learning for all students with the context of the Comprehensive Student Support System (CSSS). A-F only. Co-requisite: 695.

DIS 697 Advanced Interdisciplinary Teams (3) Facilitating effective interdisciplinary teams that follow the latest legislation and policy decisions, are based on research-based practices, and build capacity to provide supports to enhance student’s learning with application to actual situations. A-F only.

DIS 698 Portfolio/Field Work (3) Interdisciplinary community experience and portfolio in disability and diversity studies. Repeatable three times. A-F only.

DIS 699 Directed Reading and/or Research (V) Directed reading and/or research Repeatable three times. A-F only. Pre: consent.