Undergraduate Catalog

B.A. in Deaf Studies

Summary of Requirements


2020-2021
General Studies 37
Pre-Major Courses 15
Major and Related Courses 48 to 51
Free Elective Courses 17 to 20
TOTAL 120

Required pre-major courses 15 hours

DST 101Introduction to Deaf Studies

3

HIS 111American History I

3

HIS 112American History II

3

LIN 101Sign Language & Sign Systems

3

SOC 101Introduction to Sociology

3

Required Deaf Studies major courses 39 to 42 hours

DST 203Introduction to Cultural Studies

3

DST 204Deaf Culture

3

DST 305Deaf Space: Concepts & Methodologies

3

DST 311Dynamics of Oppression

3

DST 314Oral Traditions in the Deaf Community

3

DST 316Disability Studies

3

DST 320Internship I

3-6

DST 401Black Deaf People's Studies

3

DST 402Deaf Women's Studies

3

DST 497Deaf Studies Senior Thesis I

3

DST 498Deaf Studies Senior Thesis II

3

HIS 331History of the American Deaf Community

3

LIN 263Introduction to the Structure of ASL

3

Required related courses 9 hours

Choose three courses

ASL 270American Sign Language and English: Comparative Analysis

3

ASL 290Visual Language Resource Development

3

ASL 314American Sign Language Literature: Narratives

3

ASL 380ASL Elocution: Applications

3

ASL 390Discourse Features in ASL

3

COM 430Gender and Communication

3

COM 440Intercultural Communication

3

COM 450Political Communication

3

DST 315Introduction to Deaf View/Image Art

3

DST 410Multicultural Deaf Lives [Topic to be specified]

3

DST 495Special Topics

1-5

DST 595Special Topics

3

EDU 250Introduction to Education

3

ENG 325Introduction to Deaf Literature

3-4

GOV 360Public Policy

3

GOV 370Human Rights

3

HIS 287Research Methods in History

3

HIS 322Cultural Geography

3

HIS 332Mass Media & Deaf Community

3

HIS 333History of Disability in the U.S.

3

HIS 340Nineteenth Century American Deaf History

3

HIS 378U.S. Women's History

3

HIS 380The History of Sexuality

3

HIS 381Gay & Lesbian History

3

HIS 400Deaf Women's History

3

PHI 450Bioethics and the Deaf Community

3

PSY 270Psychology and Deaf People

3

PSY 448Psycholinguistics

3

SOC 211Race and Ethnic Relations

3

SOC 225Sociology of Deafness and Deaf People

3

SOC 250Gender and Society

3

SOC 268Cultural Anthropology

3

SOC 313Work and Globalization

3

SOC 318Medical Sociology

3

SOC 436Social Inequality: Race, Class and Gender

3

SWK 318Human Diversity

3