Oct 21, 2019  
College Catalog 2019-2020 
  
College Catalog 2019-2020

Deaf Studies Option, Arts and Science, A.S.


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CONTACT

Claire Sanders, 413.650.5368, csanders@hcc.edu

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

The two-year program prepares students to work with the deaf and hard-of-hearing population in a variety of entry-level positions.

PROGRAM OUTCOMES

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Communicate with Deaf/hard-of-hearing people at an advanced level in American Sign Language
  • Show respect for and an in-depth understanding towards the Deaf/hard-of-hearing population
  • Obtain a rich knowledge of the culture, history, and literature of Deaf people
  • Possess a practicum experience at a setting involving the Deaf community

Students will use these ASL competencies and knowledge to help them further study at a four-year institution or pursue an entry-level career. Entry-level career opportunities include, but are not limited to: para-educators, dormitory residential advisors, job coaches, and communication specialists.

GENERAL ELECTIVE: 0-1 CREDITS


Sufficient to complete 60 credit graduation requirement

  • General Elective Credit(s): 0-1

TOTAL: 60 CREDITS


NOTES

Depending on course selection, 50% of this program can be completed online. Go to Online Learning for more information.

(H080)

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