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Undergraduate Catalog 2009-2011 
Undergraduate Catalog 2009-2011 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Rehabilitation Studies Major, BS

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The mission of the Winston-Salem State University Rehabilitation Studies program is to produce qualified and competent professionals who will provide services that empower individuals with disabilities, their families and their communities and enhance their quality of life and status as full citizens.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the program, the student will:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of the issues faced by persons experiencing disabilities, the rehabilitation delivery systems, and vocational rehabilitation outcomes that will enable them to obtain entry level employment and/or graduate school.
  2. Demonstrate competencies in interpersonal communication skills, consumer involvement, and client self-management.
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of the ethics and professional behavior needed to function in the field of rehabilitation services.


To qualify for the Bachelor of Science degree in rehabilitation counseling, the student must satisfy the general studies requirements as well as the major and professional components of the program. A minimum grade of C or better is required for each major course. Students are required to complete a minimum 120 semester hours of course work to qualify for graduation.

General Education Core Requirements (41)

Freshman Seminar (1)
Communication (9)
Health and Physical Education (3)
Humanities (9)
Science and Math (9)
Social Sciences (9)

Minor or selected electives to fulfill program requirements (9)

Bachelor of Science Degree in Rehabilitation Studies





Total Hours: 120 Semester Hours

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