Claire Sanders, 413.650.5368, firstname.lastname@example.org
The two-year program prepares students to work with the deaf and hard-of-hearing population in a variety of entry-level positions.
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.