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  HON-298H Honors Colloquium: Disease and Disability: a Historic and Holistic View
3 Credits  Offered As Needed
  An overview of the complex effects of disease and disability on the individual. This course will examine the effects of disability and disease on the person and consider historic perceptions related to these terms. Facilitated discussions will focus on how those with limited 'ability' are perceived within different cultures. Case studies, essays and movies will be used to stimiulate online interactions related to the psychosocial effects commonly perceived by persons with physical, cognitive and psychological impairments. This is a hybrid course that will require students to view material in multiple manners including essays, novels, movies, and websites. Prerequisite: ENG 101 and membership in the Berkhsire Honors Scholar Program.