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Discover below answers to questions students frequently ask about the minor; learn what’s required of the minor; note who’s teaching the minor and the resources available to anyone who’s enrolled in the minor; and read in Steps Ahead: Disability Studies at UD and our Top 10 list about the appeal of the minor.

Common Questions

Find answers that address students’ questions about admissions criteria, “drop and add,” transfer of credits, independent studies, online courses and more.


Learn about the two core courses: a Multidisciplinary Introduction to the minor and the capstone Seminar in Disability Studies. Also preview a list of approved electives.

Advisers, Faculty and Other Resources

Review those who are counseling and teaching students in the minor and the professional materials and social networks that are being offered to students in the minor.

A Closer Look at the Minor

The richly illustrated Steps Ahead: Disability Studies at UD (2015) gives readers a window into the first 20 years of the minor and its impact.

Top 10 Reasons to Minor in Disability Studies

There are far more than 10: the minor increases the marketability of its students, for one. Add that and we’re at 11. Here are our original 10. Learn why it’s hot, relevant, real, eye-opening, organic …