Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of General Studies in American Sign Language and Deaf Studies
Culture and language intertwine in the Bachelor of Arts (BA) and Bachelor of General Studies (BGS) in American Sign Language (ASL) and Deaf Studies. Gain an understanding of Deaf studies and social justice, advanced ASL and interpreting. This degree consists of tracks designed for those who have completed a minimum of ASL I-IV, Deaf and heritage language users, working interpreters and graduates of Interpreter Education Programs.
Coursework and skill development provides a strong foundation in language and cultural education for those interested in fields such as social work, education, legal, medical, ASL/English interpretation and more. In addition, Deaf or hearing, heritage ASL users gain a deeper understanding of their home language and culture while earning a valuable professional credential.