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SOCIAL SCIENCES
Deaf Studies Specialization
Code: 8823 Catalog Year: 2013-2014
Associate of Science Degree   Offered through AN
  Courses Credits Grade
Two Years
ASL 125 History and Culture of the Deaf Community 3  
ASL 150 Working with Deaf and Hard of Hearing People 2  
ASL 225 Literature of the US Deaf Community 3  
ASL 261 American Sign Language V 3  
ASL 262 American Sign Language VI 3  
CST 110 Introduction to Communication or 3  
  CST 126  Interpersonal Communication or    
  CST 229  Intercultural Communication    
ENG 111 College Composition I 3  
3ENG 112 College Composition II 3  
5HIS Elective 3  
6___ ___    Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3  
ITE 115 Intro to Computer Applications & Concepts 3  
1MTH 151 Math for the Liberal Arts I or higher level MTH 3  
1MTH 152 Math for the Liberal Arts II or higher-level MTH 3  
PED 116 Life Fitness & Wellness 1  
8___ ___    Physical or Life Science Elective w/Lab 4  
8___ ___    Physical or Life Science Elective w/Lab 4  
7SOC Elective 3  
4___ Social Science Elective 3  
4___ Social Science Elective 3  
4__ Social Science Elective 3  
2SDV 100 College Success Skills 1  
Total   60  
Total credits for the Deaf Studies Specialization=60

1 Many universities require MTH 151 or higher while others require MTH 163 or MTH 166 or higher, often including a statistics course, for majors in the social sciences. It is, therefore, important that students confer with a counselor to determine the appropriate mathematics courses for their intended transfer university. Credit will not be awarded for both MTH 173 and MTH 271. Credit will not be awarded for both MTH 174 and MTH 272.

2 May substitute the SDV 101 Orientation section related to this program.

3 May substitute ENG 125 with the advice of a counselor or academic advisor according to the requirements of the transfer institution.

4 See social/behavioral science courses listed under General Education Electives. To meet requirements at many universities, students should enroll in at least one U.S. History course and one Western civilization course. Students should consult with a counselor to determine the appropriate social science courses for their intended transfer university

5 See HIS courses listed under social/behavioral sciences under General Education Electives. HIS 101 or HIS 102 is recommended to meet the Western civilization requirement at many universities.

6 See humanities/fine arts courses listed under General Education Electives. Electives should be selected with advice of a counselor or academic advisor to meet the requirements of the transfer institution.

7 SOC 200 or SOC 201 is recommended to meet the sociology requirement at many universities.

8 See biology, chemistry, ENV 121–122, physics, geology, or natural science courses with a lab component, listed under General Education Electives. Some four-year colleges require a two-semester sequence.