Courses in Deaf Education

Register for classes using MyOhlone. Review the searchable online Class Schedule for class dates and times. Course descriptions are available in the Catalog. All students are encouraged to meet with a counselor to review academic program requirements and discuss their long-range academic plan.

Register for classes using 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 Deaf Education
  • 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

Deaf Education Certificate of Accomplishment

  1. List strengths and weaknesses of various communication methods currently used with Deaf children.
  2. Compare and contrast differing philosophies regarding language options for use with Deaf children.
  3. Identify educational placements for Deaf children and discuss advantages and disadvantages of each.