Major: Social Sciences / Deaf Studies at Northern Virginia Community College

The Associate of Science in Social Sciences / Deaf Studies is part of the Social Sciences, General program at Northern Virginia Community College

This program is designed for individuals who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a bachelor of science in a program that requires a background in American Sign Language and the Deaf community. Graduates may use their skills to work in human service fields such as daycare settings and as teacher assistants. Graduates from the program can also transfer to 4-year institutions and major in a wide variety of fields, including ASL instruction, Deaf education, linguistics, Deaf studies (e.g. history, literature, research, etc.), speech-language pathology and audiology, human services, communication sciences and disorders, and social work.

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VCCS Plan Code:8823
CIP Code:45.0101

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