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2017-2018 College Catalog 
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Disabilities Studies Certificate

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HEGIS #5501
Chairperson: Maryanne C. Pepe
Brahan Hall Room 008, (518) 629-7341

This program has been deactivated effective Fall 2016 and as such, applications are no longer being accepted.

The Disability Studies Certificate will provide a multidisciplinary approach to the acquisition of knowledge and skills in this diverse field. The certificate is appropriate for individuals working or interested in human services, education, teaching, counseling, health and business. There is an expanding entry level job market and a clear need for enhanced competency among professionals in many disciplines.

Required courses lay the groundwork for a solid knowledge base, while the field experience enables students to develop necessary skills. The electives provide flexibility in addressing specific areas of interest including mental health, developmental disabilities, alcohol and substance abuse, educational settings or deaf culture.

The certificate can be pursued full- or part-time. With appropriate selection of courses, the entire 28 credits is applicable to Human Services associate degree.

Program Entrance Requirements

Courses Entry Term Special Notes H.S. Average
None Fall and Spring    

Total Credits Required: 28

Major Requirements*

*or specific course equivalents as approved by the department chairperson.
**Required of first time, full time students

Total Credits Required: 28

Suggested Course Sequence for Full-Time Study

Term Total: 13

Second Term

Term Total: 15

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