When you pursue a disability studies minor, you focus on disability as a social and political phenomenon and explore how disability is defined and represented.
Learning Useful Pursuits
Disability is a constant, pervasive, and often misunderstood element of human existence, and virtually everyone will have a disability at some point due to an accident, disease or old age. The courses you choose for this program balance theoretical exploration with practical application, helping you understand disability history, cultural representation, social justice and civil rights issues, policy concerns, and current ethical debates.
At Truman, students study everything and discover the fascinating ways different areas of study are connected. Disability Studies is one of several interdisciplinary studies minors available for you to explore the new possibilities that open up when two or more fields overlap. Our interdisciplinary studies major even allows you to custom-design your own field of study.
Disability Studies Minor Committee
For more information, please contact the chair or a committee member:
- Chair: Jen Hurst (Health & Exercise Sciences)
- Charles Comstock
- Julie Lochbaum (Education)
- Teak Nelson (Nursing)
- Andrea Richards (Communication Disorders)
- Amanda Starks (Health & Exercise Science)
May 26, 2020
Students who received a grade point average of 3.5 or better during the spring semester can now find their honor roll information posted online.
May 26, 2020
When developing the new athletics logo, SME sought to create a look that captured the Truman's rich history in a contemporary collegiate aesthetic.