Undergraduate Courses

Georgetown University Undergraduate Courses

We are proud to partner with a variety of programs through the College of Arts and Science to offer a group of diverse courses that explore contemporary issues in serving children with disabilities, mental health concerns, and other vulnerabilities. 

We offer three specific courses for Georgetown University undergraduate students.

EDIJ 253: Children with Disabilities (EDIJ 253). A component of the Education, Inquiry, and Justice Minor in the College provides a foundation for serving children with disabilities under the Individuals with Education Act.

EDIJ/DSBT 350: Educating Young Children with Disabilities: A Global Comparison(Challenges of Childhood and Society (EDIJ/DSBT 350). Offered through the GU Study Abroad program EDIJ/DSBT 350 takes place at the Villa la Balze in Florence, Italy. The course compares and contrasts early education models across the globe. Through site visits, lecture, discussion, and participation in an International Symposium, you will develop a unique global understanding of the early education of disabled children. More details

PSYC-267-01: Building Equitable Societies (PSYC-267-01). This seminar for first-year students explores the intersection of children’s rights and needs to examine the effect of health, education, and social policies on children and families. More details

Other Learning Opportunities 

Certificate Courses

Enhance your knowledge and skills as a service provider, administrator, or policy-maker.

Online Learning Modules

Increase your knowledge as a professional in the early childhood workforce. 

GUCCHD Scholars

Study and/or collaborate with faculty on a research, service, or practice project.

Fulbright Research Lectureship in Education

Application Deadline for the 2023-2024 Academic Year: February 3, 2023

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF), Georgetown University, and Fulbright, offers the Fulbright-NIAF-Georgetown University Research Lectureship in Education to support an Italian elementary/middle school teacher or university lecturer/researcher with interests in early childhood intervention, teaching methodologies, and disabilities for a 4 to 6-month research lectureship at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. 

For more information about the requirements, documentation, and the selection procedure, visit the program site.