Courses & Programs

Introduction to Deaf Studies [C]

COURSE CODE: DFS 101

CREDITS: 3

This course introduces a variety of topics relating to deaf people in America. Topics include, but are not limited to, communication modes used by deaf people, educational philosophies, technology used in the deaf community, various professions in which one can work with deaf people, Deaf culture, and different perspectives about deaf people. Through readings, lectures, guest speakers, and class discussions, these topics and more will be discussed and myths will be dispelled.