What to Expect

Thinking about joining our program?  Find out what you can expect as a student at UIC.  The Disability Ethics Certificate is a cluster of four 3-credit courses for a minimum of 12 total hours, designed to develop independent scholarship and critical thinking.  Most students complete all the required courses in two to four semesters.

Required Courses

DHD 401Foundations of Disability and Human Development3 hours- Online
DHD 514Ethical Issues in Disability3 hours- Online
DHD 596 or ElectiveIndependent Study or Elective
Develop a paper, research project, or other activity that allows you to apply what you’ve learned in previous courses to critically address a current issue in disability ethics
3 hours- Arranged

Required Courses

DHD 401Foundations of Disability and Human Development3 hours- Online
DHD 517Ethics and Disability: Contemporary Problems3 hours- Online
DHD 596 or ElectiveIndependent Study or Elective
Develop a paper, research project, or other activity that allows you to apply what you’ve learned in previous courses to critically address a current issue in disability ethics
3 hours- Arranged