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BA (Honours) in Disability Studies

University of Windsor, Canada


Next enrollment cycle

September 2023

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First Year Course Fee

USD 23,750

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  • 4 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Degree
  • Up to 7% scholarship
Become an advocate for accessibility and social justice. The material taught in this program is derived from people with disabilities and their lived experiences. The knowledge you gain is grounded in the real world and we enhance the theory you learn with practice. The placements and volunteer opportunities offered through this program add value to your degree.
  • Sample Courses: Historical Approaches to People with Disabilities, Introduction to Psychology as a Social Science, Meeting Human Needs through Social Welfare, Social Work and Diversity
  • Career Tracks: Disability support worker, diversity co-ordinator, behavioural aide, child and youth care worker, accessibility research and policy development advocate

Enrollment Cycles

  • September 2023
  • January 2024
  • May 2024
  • Course Requirements: English/ENG4U
  • Minimum Average: 70%
  • Mean Average (Entering Fall 2019): 82%

This Course is Available in Honours 4 Year Programs and Combined Honours programs available


  • Program requirements in Disability Studies 
  • These currently include: Anthropology/Zoology: ANZO-1600; Diaspora Studies: INCS-2360; General
  • Arts: GART-2040, GART-2090; Kinesiology: KINE-1000; KINE-4000; KINE-4040, KINE-4100; KINE-4610;
  • Nursing: NURS-3510; NURS-3910; Organizational Learning and Teaching Courses: EDUC-4000;
  • Philosophy: PHIL-1290; PHIL-2250; PHIL-2270; PHIL-2280; PHIL-3190; Psychology: PSYC-1070; PSYC2280; PSYC-2400; PSYC-2560; PSYC-3220; PSYC-3230; PSYC-3240; PYSC-3390; PSYC-4300; PSYC-4320;
  • PSYC-4450; Social Justice Studies: SJST-2100, SJST-2700, SJST-3000; Social Work: SWRK-2040, SWRK3460; SWRK-3470; SWRK-3580; Sociology: SACR-1100; SACR-2100; SACR-2280; SACR-2400; SACR-2900;
  • SACR-3050; SACR-3150; SACR-327; SACR-3520; SACR-4510; Women’s and Gender Studies: WGST2100; WGST-2200; WGST-3900..
  • DISB-1000. Social Justice in Action
  • DISB-2010. Disability Studies: Theory and Culture
  • DISB-3020. Historical Approaches to People with Disabilities
  • DISB-4010. Community Approaches, Advocacy and Empowerment
  • DISB-4020. Service Delivery Systems and Independent Living
  • DISB-4610. Community Practice
  • DISB-4650. Community Orientation to Disability Issues
  • Program Type: Undergraduate
  • Major or Degree: Arts, Humanities, Soc Science
  • Course Load: Full Time
  • Fee Category: Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Term: Fall
  • Residence: Alumni Hall - Single in a 2 Bedroom Suite
  • Meal Plan: Full Meal Plan - moderate off campus flexibility.
  • Estimated Total = $ 10722.86
  • Base Tuition
  • Base Tuition - $ 2899.90 - Assessed each term
  • Coop - $ 455.00 - If applicable

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