College of Health Professions


Department of Audiology, Speech-Language Pathology and Deaf Studies

Deaf Studies

Program of Study for the DFST Deaf Culture Area of Focus (56-58 units)

The following Program of Study is designed for students who elect the DFST Deaf Culture focus area. Courses listed are required; the sequence of courses is a suggested program of study. Courses marked with an asterisk fulfill Core Requirements.

Freshman Year
Fall DFST 104 American Sign Language I (3) *
Fall or Spring DFST 101 Introduction to Deaf Culture (3) *
Fall or Spring PSYC 101/102 Introduction to Psychology (3) *
Fall or Spring SOCI 101 Introduction to Sociology (3)*
Spring DFST 105 American Sign Language II (3)

Sophomore Year
Fall DFST 210 Career Exploration in Deaf Studies (3)
Fall DFST 204 American Sign Language III (3)
Spring DFST 205 American Sign Language IV (3)
Spring CLST 201 Introduction to Cultural Studies (3)

Junior Year
Fall DFST 375 Deaf History (3)
Fall or Spring DFST 308 Fingerspelling/Numbers (3)
Fall or Spring DFST 304 American Sign Language V (3)
Fall or Spring DFST xxx DFST Elective (3)
Fall or Spring DFST 345 Deaf Culture (3)
Spring DFST 425 Deaf Literature (3)
     

Senior Year
Fall DFST 430 Linguistics of American Sign Language (3)
Fall or Spring DFST 410 Internship in Deaf Studies (3)
Fall or Spring DFST xxx DFST Elective (3)
Fall or Spring DFST xxx DFST Elective (3)

Required Electives for the DFST Deaf Culture Area of Focus (9 units)
ANTH 207 Introduction to Human Culture (3)
CLST 303 Identity and Culture (3)
DFST 309

Introduction to Deaf Blind Culture and Communication(3)

DFST 318 Social Services in the Deaf Community (3)
PSYC 325 Social Psychology (3)
SOCI 391 Introduction to Research Methods (3)
SOCI 343 Minority Groups (3)
DFST 435 Development of Signed Languages and Reading (3)


Department of Audiology, Speech-Language Pathology and Deaf Studies
Van Bokkelen Hall, Room 105
Hours: Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Phone: 410-704-4153
Fax: 410-704-4131
E-mail: Department of Audiology, Speech-Language Pathology and Deaf Studies - asld@towson.edu


 

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