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    Aug 18, 2022  
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog
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ASL 521 - 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; the impact of deaf education on the history and organizational structure of the Deaf community.
Credit Restriction: Students cannot receive credit for both ASL 421 and ASL 521.
Comment(s): Course is conducted in ASL only. Suggested completion of ASL 211 prior to registering.



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