Northwest Community College

Deaf Studies Degree

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)

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