What to Expect
Thinking about joining our certificate program? Find out what you can expect as a student at UIC.
The Certificate Program in Disability Legal Studies is a cluster of required and elective courses for a minimum of 12 total hours, designed to develop independent scholarship and critical thinking. It is offered through a hybrid of online and in-person classes.
No transfer credits are allowed. All courses must be taken at UIC.
|DHD 409||Disability Legal Studies||2 credits|
|DHD 581||Disability Policy||2 credits|
|LAW 504||Disability Law||2 credits|
|DHD 594||Advanced Special Topics in Disability and Human Development||1 or 2 credits|
ElectivesSelect a minimum of two classes from the following*:
|LAW 474||Human Rights, Race, and Mass Incarceration||3 credits|
|LAW 475||Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Law Seminar||2 credits|
|JD 494||Health Care Reform under the Affordable Care Act||3 credits|
|LAW 514||Comparative Constitutional Law & Human Rights||2 credits|
|LAW 501||Employment Law||2 credits|
|LAW 502||Labor Law||3 credits|
|LAW 503||Employment Discrimination||3 credits|
|LAW 520||Health Law: Quality & Safety||2 credits|
|LAW 522||Cancer Rights and Law||2 credits|
|LAW 596||Independent Study in Law||1 or 2 credits|
*LAW/JD courses may be substituted with approval