History of the U.S. Deaf Community - ASL 125 at Virginia Western Community College


Effective: 2023-01-01

Course Description

Examines the history of the Deaf Community. Presents an overview of various aspects of Deaf culture, including educational and legal issues in American history
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits

The course outline below was developed as part of a statewide standardization process.

General Course Purpose

This course is designed to provide an overview of the history and culture of Deaf people in America including shared experiences and language variation. In fulfillment of four-year general education requirements, it provides students with knowledge of a traditionally underrepresented population of US society.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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