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EDSE 452: Intersectionality and Disability

Important: For the most up-to-date information, refer to the official George Mason Course Catalog

General Information

Credits: 3


Examines disability within a diversity and intersectionality context in K-12 schools. Analyzes how diversity and intersectionality informs the educational experience of individuals with and without disabilities to include race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, and home language and culture. Assesses how cultural competency and intersectionality awareness on the part of educators enhance the school success of all students. Develops educator capacity to implement research-based interventions in diverse settings for ALL students. Offered by School of Education. Limited to two attempts.
Mason Core: Mason Core (All)
Specialized Designation: Writing Intensive in Major
Recommended Prerequisite: It is strongly recommended that students complete ENGH 302 prior to enrolling in a Writing Intensive course.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisites: EDSE 201C or 201XS.
C Requires minimum grade of C.
XS Requires minimum grade of XS.

Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

Current Sections

  • Summer 2024, Section: 001, CRN 44030, Format: Face-to-Face, Instructor: Alexandra Raines

Upcoming Sections

  • Fall 2024, Section: 001*, CRN 74294, Format: Face-to-Face, Instructor: Alexandra Raines

*These sections are available to non-degree seeking students as well. To take courses without applying to a degree program, you'll need to submit an application as a non-degree seeking student. If you're interested in applying a course to a degree in the future, set up a call with an admissions counselor. All courses available in Summer 2020 will be offered online.

Prior Sections (partial list)