Disability Studies Lower-Division Courses

10. Intersections of Art History and Disability Studies: Disability in Modern Art. (5) Lecture, four hours. Broad overview of presence of disability and its manifestations through modern art in the 19th and 20th centuries. Introduction of historical development and fundamental intellectual and ethical issues associated with representation of disability in arts and humanities. Investigation of complex relations between artistic and humanistic expression and this major facet of society and culture. Introduction of new methodology and language to build framework around how disability might fit into discourse of modern art as alternative way of knowing and how disability informs modern art by way of radical aesthetics of representation that challenges sociocultural norms. Consideration of how disability aesthetics informs photography, performance art, outsider art, and curatorial practices. P/NP or letter grading.

19. Fiat Lux Freshman Seminars. (1) Seminar, one hour. Discussion of and critical thinking about topics of current intellectual importance, taught by faculty members in their areas of expertise and illuminating many paths of discovery at UCLA. P/NP grading.

89. Honors Seminars. (1) Seminar, three hours. Limited to 20 students. Designed as adjunct to lower-division lecture course. Exploration of topics in greater depth through supplemental readings, papers, or other activities and led by lecture course instructor. May be applied toward honors credit for eligible students. Honors content noted on transcript. P/NP or letter grading.

89HC. Honors Contracts. (1) Tutorial, three hours. Limited to students in College Honors Program. Designed as adjunct to lower-division lecture course. Individual study with lecture course instructor to explore topics in greater depth through supplemental readings, papers, or other activities. May be repeated for maximum of 4 units. Individual honors contract required. Honors content noted on transcript. Letter grading.

99. Student Research Program. (1 to 2) Tutorial (supervised research or other scholarly work), three hours per week per unit. Entry-level research for lower-division students under guidance of faculty mentor. Students must be in good academic standing and enrolled in minimum of 12 units (excluding this course). Individual contract required; consult Undergraduate Research Center. May be repeated. P/NP grading.