Courses & Programs

Deaf Studies Practicum

COURSE CODE: DFS 213

CREDITS: 3

PREREQUISITES: Prerequisite: DFS 204 (Pre-Practicum In Deaf Studies), Pre/Co-requisite: ASL 202 and permission from the Deaf Studies Department Chair

This course gives students the experience of working in the field with deaf/hard-of-hearing individuals in a supervised setting approved by the coordinator of Deaf Studies. Students will enhance their receptive and expressive skills in ASL as well as increase experience in the knowledge of Deaf culture. Students must complete 100 placement hours and attend a one-and-a-half-hour weekly seminar to discuss issues raised in the field. Placements include educational settings, independent living agencies and agencies that serve the deaf/hard-of-hearing population. CORI/SORI check may be required. Prerequisite: DFS 204 (Pre-Practicum In Deaf Studies), Pre/Co-requisite: ASL 202 and permission from the Deaf Studies Department Chair