2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
    
    Jan 20, 2021  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ASL 421 - History and Culture of the Deaf

3 Credit Hours
Comprehensive overview of historical and socio-cultural aspects of the Deaf. Students will explore beliefs, theories, and evidence about the historical experience of Deaf people; the influence of geographic, cultural, educational, and economic forces on Deaf people; concepts and implications of disability theory; social and medical models as ways of defining the Deaf population; demographics including the various subcultures and under-represented groups that comprise the larger Deaf community; impact of deaf education on the history and organizational structure of the Deaf community.
(RE) Prerequisite(s): 211.
Comment(s): Course offered in summer term only.



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