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DHD 517 – Ethics and Disability: Contemporary Problems

Note: If you are a regularly admitted UIC student and wish to enroll in this course, you must enroll in the campus section of the course by using Student Self-Service.

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DHD 517 – Ethics and Disability: Contemporary Problems

College/Department: College of Applied Health Sciences – Disability and Human Development

Program: Disability Ethics Certificate Program

Dates: 1/9/23 – 4/28/23

Credits: 3 graduate semester credit hours

Tuition/Fees: $507 per semester credit hour tuition.

Comments: This course may be applied to the Master of Science program in Disability and Human Development and to the Disability Ethics Certificate Program. For more information about these programs, including application information, please contact Maitha Abogado in the Department of Disability and Human Development by phone at (312) 413-1647 (voice) or (312) 413-0453 (TTY), or by email at maitha@uic.edu, or visit the visit the department’s website.

Description: Ethical theories and ethical decision-making are examined from an interdisciplinary disability studies perspective in relation to people with disabilities. Topics include assisted suicide, de-institutionalization, and genetic discrimination.

Prerequisites: Course offered to Graduate ONLY

DHD 514 – Ethical Issues in Disability or consent of the instructor.

Textbook: For textbook information contact the instructor at cg16@uic.edu

Audit Option: No

Instructor(s): Carol Gill

Location: This class meets online asynchronous

Schedule: This class meets online asynchronous

Enrollment Deadline: Two weeks prior to the first class

This course is a regular UIC campus course (listed in the UIC Schedule of Classes) in which a limited number of seats is available for continuing education students. If you are a regularly admitted UIC student and wish to enroll in this course, you must enroll in the campus section of the course by using Student Self-Service.

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