Disability Studies

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Disability Studies

The disabilities movement motto, “Nothing about us, without us,” captures the motivation for the Disability Studies program. Disability Studies can lead to careers in individual, family and group practice; case management in service delivery; agency supervision; government administration and disability and accessibility policy analysis.

Program Description

The Disability Studies program will provide you with the knowledge and experience based practice to become an advocate for social justice and accessibility for people with disabilities. The program includes Disability Studies emphasis courses from several subject areas, as well as Disability Studies foundation courses.

We offer 20-course, 30-course and 40-course Disability Studies programs to meet the needs of students coming directly from secondary school, graduates of Ontario CAAT human services programs and students already employed in human services settings.

Course Descriptions - Disability Studies

Faculty - Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Department - Disability Studies

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum admission average of 70%
  • Mean admission average of 80%
  • ENG4U required
  • Students may choose to double major in any BA Honours program

Experimental Learning

Our program includes a one semester, community experience placement in a disabilities setting, providing the hands-on experience required for you to become a competent advocate.

Career Tracks

  • Individual, family and group practice
  • Case management in service delivery
  • Agency supervision
  • Government administration
  • Disability and accessibility policy analysis

Learn More


Disability Studies (Honours)

Disability Studies (for College of Applied Arts Graduates)

Disability Studies (for St. Clair College Child and Youth Worker Graduates)

Contact Us

Student Recruitment Office
Phone: 519-973-7014
Toll-Free (Canada/US): 1-800-864-2860
Email: info@uwindsor.ca