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Active as of Summer Session 2012

I. General Information

1. Course Title:
Deaf Culture

2. Course Prefix & Number:
AMSL 2420

3. Course Credits and Contact Hours:

Credits: 3

Lecture Hours: 3

Lab Hours: 0

4. Course Description:

No sign language experience is necessary for this course! This class introduces students to the history and culture of Deaf people. Students will study the influences in Deaf culture, the implications of being pathologically deaf vs. culturally Deaf, and various aspects of Deaf community and culture. The course also examines the historical treatment of deaf people as well as educational influences, causes, and treatment of deafness. MnTC Goals 6 and 7

5. Placement Tests Required:

Accuplacer (specify test): Reading College Level CLC or Reading College Level Score:

6. Prerequisite Courses:

AMSL 2420 - Deaf Culture

There are no prerequisites for this course.

9. Co-requisite Courses:

AMSL 2420 - Deaf Culture

There are no corequisites for this course.