This course introduces the topic of disability studies from a sociological perspective. Students learn definitions and distinctions involved in the study of disabilities, which include various theories and models of disability. The course is designed for students who want to learn about the connections between disability and society, including the culture of disability and ableism, the relationship between disability and various social institutions, and the intersectional relationship between disabled and other marginalized groups.
Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.
Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601
Phone: (562) 692-0921