Faculty member teaching students sign language.

American Sign Language Education - Deaf Education

Associate in Arts (AA) University Transfer Options

Classes offered at following campus(es)

  • Northeast

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The Deaf Education option at Tulsa Community College emphasizes the acquisition of American Sign Language, the appreciation of deaf culture, and the foundations of child development. This option complements upper division coursework related to Deaf Education, K-12 teaching and ASL Teaching at a four-year university.

General Education Requirements: 34 Hours

English 6 hours

*ENGL 1113 Composition I
*ENGL 1213 Composition II

Humanities 6 hours

ART 1113 Art Appreciation
*ENGL 2413 Introduction to Literature

Mathematics 3 hours

Select one course from the following:
*MATH 1473 Mathematics for Critical Thinking
*MATH 1513 College Algebra

Other higher level MATH course substitutions may be permitted for college transfer. Select a course that will transfer to the college/university you plan to attend.

Science 7 hours

BIOL 1114 General Biology for Non-Majors

Select three credit hours from courses that will transfer to the college/university you plan to attend. See General Education Requirements for complete list.

Social Science 6 hours

POLS 1113 American Federal Government

and select one course from the following:
HIST 1483 U.S. History 1492 to Civil War Era
HIST 1493 U.S. History Civil War Era to Present

Controlled Electives 6 hours

Select from the following for a total of six credit hours:
CSCI 1203 Computer Concepts and Applications
Courses from Liberal Arts and Sciences Electives list

*Course has prerequisite.

Specialized Course Requirements: 26 Hours

American Sign Language Education 17 hours

ASLE 1363 American Sign Language I
*ASLE 1373 American Sign Language II
ASLE 1413 Deaf Culture and History
*ASLE 2414 American Sign Language III
*ASLE 2524 American Sign Language IV

Child Development 3 hours

CHLD 2243 Language and Cognitive Development: Birth to Eight

Psychology 6 hours

PSYC 1113 Introduction to Psychology
*PSYC 2023 Developmental Psychology

Total Credit Hours: 60

*Course has prerequisite.

To receive an AA or AS degree, students must demonstrate computer proficiency.

University Transfer Degree Information

The Deaf Education option at Tulsa Community College emphasizes the acquisition of American Sign Language, the appreciation of Deaf culture, and the foundations of child development. This option complements upper division coursework related to Deaf Education, K-12 teaching and ASL Teaching at a four-year university.

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