University General Course Catalog 2020-2021 
    Feb 28, 2021  
University General Course Catalog 2020-2021

Developmental Disabilities, Minor

I. Contact Information

Nevada Center for Excellence in Disabilities
(775) 682-7863

II. Description

Graduate interdisciplinary specialization and undergraduate interdisciplinary minor programs in developmental disabilities are administered by the Nevada Center for Excellence in Disabilities (NCED) through the College of Education. Participating colleges and schools include Liberal Arts, Education, and Division of Health Sciences. Students in these programs supplement their traditional courses of study with a number of interdisciplinary practical and educational experiences designed to enhance their skills and expand their knowledge of lifespan issues facing individuals with disabilities and their families.

The undergraduate program in developmental disabilities is offered as an interdisciplinary minor in conjunction with any academic major, or as additional credits upon completion of the requirements for an undergraduate degree in an established discipline.

III. Program Requirements (18 units)

A minimum of 9 credits must be taken in disciplines outside of one’s major degree program.