Undergraduate Catalog 2023-2024

Deaf Studies, Certificate (1738)

Department website: http://www.wku.edu/communicationdisorders

Program Coordinator

Ashley C. Fox, ashley.fox@wku.edu, (270) 745-8962

This will broaden student knowledge of Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals, with an emphasis on Deaf Culture. The Deaf Studies Certificate will not qualify students to become licensed interpreters.

Program Requirements (15 Hours)

A minimum of 15 semester hours, with a grade of "C" or better must be obtained to successfully complete the certificate.

Required Core Courses:
ASL 101American Sign Language I3
ASL 102American Sign Language II3
ASL 302Deaf Culture in America3
ASL 303International Deaf Studies3
Elective Courses:
Select one of the following courses:3
Deaf Culture and History
ASL Special Topics
Total Hours15