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Deaf Culture and American Sign Language Studies

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Academic coursework based on a Deaf-centered framework that encourages students to embrace an empowered collaboration with Deaf people.

Main core studies: Present Deaf Studies subjects based on Deafhood framework such as American Sign Language, Sign Linguistics, Deaf Education, Literature, Deaf psychology, Mental Health and Wellness, and Interpreting and maintain current trends in Deaf Culture & ASL Studies; expand further much needed subjects and fields in Deaf Studies, such as culture, sociology, anthropology, history, arts, business, politics, and media doing so through a Deaf-centered lens.


Roadmaps lay out all of the courses you need to take for a given degree or certificate.

A.A./A.S. Degrees