Curriculum in Rehabilitation and Disability Studies

Our 120-credit hour Rehabilitation and Disability Studies Bachelor of Science program prepares students to become professionals in the fields of disability studies and services which include counseling, allied health fields (Occupational Therapy/Physical Therapy), case management, human services, orthotics and prosthetics, and other related fields. Coursework covers the foundation and history of the disability movement. The program has a large field experience component that allows students to gain experience working with consumers in different areas of rehabilitation services. We focus on current research in rehabilitation strategies and processes.

Freshman
FallHoursSpringHours
Select one of the following: 4Select one of the following: 4
BIOL 1000 Introduction to Biology
   & BIOL 1001 Introduction to Biology Laboratory
 
BIOL 1010 A Survey of Life
   & BIOL 1011 A Survey of Life Laboratory
 
BIOL 1020 Principles of Biology
   & BIOL 1021 Principles of Biology Laboratory
 
BIOL 1030 Organismal Biology
   & BIOL 1031 Organismal Biology Laboratory
 
BIOL 1027 Honors Biology
 
BIOL 1037 Honors Organismal Biology
 
ENGL 1100 English Composition I3ENGL 1120 English Composition II3
Core Fine Arts3Core Math3
Core Social Science3PSYC 2010 Introduction to Psychology3
Elective3COMM 1000 Public Speaking3
 16 16
Sophomore
FallHoursSpringHours
Core Literature13Core Literature or Core Humanities3
Core History13Core History or Core Social Science3
BIOL 2500 Human Anatomy and Physiology I3BIOL 2510 Human Anatomy and Physiology II3
BIOL 2501 Human Anatomy and Physiology I Laboratory1BIOL 2511 Human Anatomy and Physiology II Laboratory1
Elective3STAT 2510 Statistics for Biological and Health Sciences (May count as STAT 2513. May also count as STAT 2507 (Honors course) if it is created in the future)3
Philosophy CORE3PSYC elective 3000 or above3
 16 16
Junior
FallHoursSpringHours
RSED 3020 Introduction to Rehabilitation (May count as RSED 3023)3RSED 3120 Assessment in Rehabilitation (May count as RSED 3123)3
RSED 4120 Independent Living Services in Rehabilitation (May count as RSED 4123)3RSED 4910 Practicum (May count as RSED 4913)21
RSED 4910 Practicum (May count as RSED 4913)21RSED 5020 Psychosocial Aspects of Disability (May count as RSED 5023)3
RSED 5010 Medical Aspects of Disability (May count as RSED 5013)3RSED 5210 Occupational Information (May count as RSED 5213)3
RSED 5340 Foundations of Substance Use Counseling (May count as RSED 5343)3RSED 5230 Rehabilitation Assistive Technology (May count as RSED 5233)3
 RSED 5300 Transition and Emerging Adulthood in Rehabilitation Services (May count as RSED 5303)3
 13 16
Senior
FallHoursSpringHours
RSED 4100 Professional Communication in Rehabilitation (May count as RSED 4103)3RSED 4920 Clinical Residency (May count RSED 4923)9
RSED 4130 Ethical Practices in Rehabilitation (May count as RSED 4133)3Electives4
RSED 4910 Practicum (May count as RSED 4913)22UNIV 4AA0 Creed to Succeed0
RSED 5220 Placement Services in Rehabilitation (May count as RSED 5223)3 
ELECTIVE3 
 14 13
Total Hours: 120