SIGN 20 - Introduction to Deaf Culture (3 units)
Letter Grade (LG) or Pass/No Pass (P/NP) • Total hours: 51 hours lecture
This course offers an introduction to American Deaf Culture, the history, the community, and the language. Deaf cultural values, characteristics, and dynamics are discussed, as well as issues related to minority dynamics. Organizations and individual perceptions of self in relation to group identity, along with political views as examined through articles, books, and videotaped presentations are studied. May be offered fully online.
Advisory: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 1A
Credit transferable: Transfers to CSU & UC
GE Credit: CSU C2 Humanities, D Social Sciences; IGETC 3B Humanities, 4 Social and Behavioral Sciences; MPC C Humanities