Master of Science in Occupational Science - Contemporary and Global Issues in the World of Work OCCU 6515   Contemporary and Global Issues in the World of Work
CREDIT HOURS: 3
This course provides a critical examination of current work, vocational rehabilitation and work disability literature using occupational science theories and key constructs. Students will examine current readings in the field of using occupational constructs, such as occupational balance, transition, justice, and identity. With a backdrop of neoliberal advanced capitalism and global capitalism, the course will explore the meanings of work, transitions into and out of paid work, and relationships between paid work and identities. This course will encourage students to reconsider previously held beliefs about work, to apply an occupational science lens to answer long-standing questions/problems in the field of work, and to develop new insights and solutions to contemporary work issues facing society.
FORMAT: Online Delivery
PREREQUISITES: Open to graduate students and Special Student-Graduate Studies in any field, by permission of instructor.
RESTRICTIONS: Open to graduate students and Special Student-Graduate Studies in any field, by permission of instructor.