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2021-2022 Catalog 
2021-2022 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

LANG 105 - Deaf Culture & History (3)

This course gives an understanding of the deaf community and culture and reviews the history of deaf education in the United States as well as how technology has impacted the deaf community.  The course discusses important topics like languages, communication methods, laws concerning the deaf, professions within the deaf community, and education.  Deaf history explores the foundation of the first deaf school and universities for the deaf and technology impacts on deaf community development.  Deaf culture studies include understanding the unique culture of the deaf community, attitudes from and toward the deaf, family values, social, political, humor, performing arts, jokes, organizations, clubs, and educational issues.