2015-2016 Catalog

SLIS 1150 Introduction to the Deaf World

4.5 - 0.0 - 4.5


(1) SLIS 1010 - must be completed prior to taking this course.

Course Description

This course introduces students to the American deaf community. It examines the interrelationship between language and culture as well as a study of socialization, norms, and traditions inherent in the deaf community. The course also addresses the preservation of American Sign Language and its role in establishing a sense of cultural identity.