November 27, 2017 James Revillini

Deaf Studies

Associate in Science Degree

Program Coordinator: Sarah Bement, 860.738.6382

Outcomes

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, graduates should be able to:
1. Communicate at an advanced level using American Sign Language.
2. Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of and sensitivity to American Deaf culture.
3. Describe the major characteristics of ASL literature and storytelling.
4. Understand the linguistical aspects of American Sign Language.
5. Educate others with information on Deafness and available resources.

Coursework

This is the suggested course sequence for full-time students who aim to graduate in two years.

SEMESTER 1

ENG* 101 Composition – 3 credits
PSY* 111 General Psychology I – 3 credits
MAT* Mathematics Elective – 3 credits
ASL* 101 American Sign Language I – 3 credits
DSC* 101 Visual/Gestural Communication – 3 credits

SEMESTER 2

ENG* 102 Literature & Composition – 3 credits
PSY* 204 Child & Adolescent Development – 3 credits
ASL* 102 American Sign Language II – 3 credits
DSC* 114 Intro to Deaf People & Deaf Culture I – 3 credits
Program Elective – 3 credits ♦ ANT* 101, PSY* 245, PSY* 260 or SOC* 101

SEMESTER 3

ASL* 201 American Sign Language III – 3 credits
ASL* 205 Linguistics of ASL – credits – 3 credits
DSC* 214 Intro to Deaf People & Deaf Culture II – 3 credits
DSC* 218 Selected Topics in Deaf Studies – 3 credits
Natural Science Elective – 3 credits
Program Elective – 3 credits ♦ ANT* 101, PSY* 245, PSY* 260 or SOC* 101

SEMESTER 4

ASL* 202 American Sign Language IV – 3 credits
DSC* 219 ASL Literature – 3 credits
DSC* 222 Field Experience in Deaf Studies – 3 credits
Humanities or Art Elective – 3 credits
Social Science Elective – 3 credits

TOTAL CREDITS 63(64)