AA in Deaf Studies – Course List

Expected Outcomes

  • Accurate interpretation of voice to sign and sign to voice communication SIT1

  • Understanding the culture of the deaf population SIT2

  • Developing networks for meeting the needs of the deaf population SIT3

  • Communicating the Gospel accurately to the deaf population SIT4

Bible/Theology Core (9 hours)

Jesus and the Church (3 hours)

Introduction to Biblical Interpretation (3 hours)

Introduction to Evangelism (3 hours)

Cross-Curricular Core (12 hours)

History and Literature of Israel (3 hours)

Philosophy of Religion (3 hours)

Modern Ethical Problems (2 hours)

Basic Bible Doctrines (4 hours)

General Education Core (24 hours)

College English 1 & 2 (6 hours)

Public Speaking (3 hours)

History of the Restoration Movement (3 hours)

Math Elective (3 hours)

Behavioral/Social Science Elective (3 hours) – See Required Courses in Prof. Core

Natural Science Elective (3 hours)

Humanities Elective (3 hours)

Professional Core (25 hours & 3 hours overlapping General Education Core)

Ministry to the Deaf (1 hour) – Taken at CCU

Beginning American Sign Language 1 & 2 (6 hours) – Taken at CCU

(The remaining professional courses are taken at Cincinnati State.)

Fingerspelling & Numbers (2 hours)

Psychosocial Aspects of Deafness (2 hours) – Fulfills Beh./Social Science Elective

Deaf Culture and Heritage (2 hours) – Fulfills Behavioral/Social Science Elective

Intermediate American Sign Language 1 & 2 (6 hours)

Legal Issues of Deafness (1 hour)

Introduction to the Interpreting Profession (2 hours)

Educational Interpreting (2 hours)

Religious Interpreting (2 hours)

Interpreting Elective (2 hours)