2023-2024 Samford University Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Jun 25, 2024  
2023-2024 Samford University Undergraduate Catalog

Disability Studies Concentration


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The disability studies concentration will provide students with the knowledge regarding disability in society today. Students will gain knowledge of general information, laws, education, and physical activity and fitness for individuals with disability, Students will be prepared to work in rehabilitation, healthcare, or fitness settings enabling them to improve access and activity to an individual’s activities of daily living and fitness. Students will have working knowledge of the Americans with Disability Act (ADA), medical aspects of specific conditions causing disability, and inclusive fitness and activity strategies. Students will be prepared to take the Inclusive Fitness Trainer certificate examination upon completing the concentration.

Admissions Requirement: Students must have a 2.50 minimum overall GPA and be admitted to a Kinesiology Department major.

Progression Policy: Students must earn a C+ in all courses within the concentration to progress to the next class.

Disability Studies Concentration: 8 Credits


Total Required Credits: 8


NOTES: KINE 265  is a prereq to both KINE 465  and KINE 466 , both of which must be taken in the same semester.

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