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Language and Literature

Deaf Studies


Interested in joining the interpreting profession? Learn American Sign Language. Study the history of the deaf community, culture and deaf education. Communicate with people who are deaf, and gain added skills in the fields of counseling, nursing, law enforcement and more.

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Degrees and Certificates in Deaf Studies

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Following graduation, Deaf Studies majors work in many fields, including teaching, social work, audiology, social services and government. Find jobs as teachers of sign language, social workers, audiologists, speech-language pathologists, sign language interpreters, community advocates or human resources officers.

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Our goal is to provide quality instruction for students taking American Sign Language by offering a full range of courses, from beginning to advance. Rachel Ward, Deaf Studies Instructor

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Liberal Arts Division


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