Courses in Deaf Education

Register for classes using WebAdvisor. Review the searchable online Class Schedule for class dates and times. Course descriptions are available in the Catalog. Contact a Deaf Studies Division counselor with your questions or to review academic program requirements.

A sampling of courses for this discipline includes (not a complete list):

  • DEAF-311 Introduction to American Deaf Culture
  • DEAF-312 Linguistics of ASL
  • DEAF-330 Educating the Deaf
  • DEAF-331 Counseling the Deaf
  • DEAF-332 Development of the Deaf Child
  • DEAF-343 Field Work in Deaf Education

Textbooks, Online Access Codes, Other Supplies and Resources

Most Ohlone College classes require the purchase of a textbook, and some classes require the purchase of online access codes (also known as keys) or other supplies. Most of these purchases are available at the Ohlone College Bookstore.

Students may also be required to pay additional fees for access to online resources that are not available through the Ohlone College Bookstore. Please check with the instructor.

More at Textbooks: Information and Purchasing, including Online Orders, Newark Center Textbooks and Supplies, Book Buybacks, and Textbook Costs.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the courses in this discipline, the student will have acquired the following knowledge and skills:

  • Develop individualized Student Education Plans outlining personal, educational, and career goals using multiple measures.
  • Chart personal, educational, and career plans beyond Ohlone.
  • Identify jobs within the field of Deaf education that would match their personal interests and skills.
  • Identify strengths and weaknesses of various communication methods, language options, and placement sites that are currently being used with Deaf children in educational settings.