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Sign Lang Interpreting

SIGN 103 - Deaf Culture (3 credits)

A course designed to provide students with an understanding of American Deaf culture and the factors that contribute to defining the Deaf Community as a distinct cultural minority, focusing on an awareness and understanding of cultural diversity and preservation of language. Students will examine cultural identity, group norms, rules of social interaction, values, and traditions held by members who are deaf. Societal attitudes regarding deafness and issues such as cultural oppression and language power by the majority culture will be discussed, as well as the contributions of folklore, literature, plays and works of art made by persons who are deaf to the larger American culture and to their own community organizations. The impact of modern technology, emerging issues, trends and advocacy within the Deaf Community are presented.

1 session(s) offered.

Maple Woods

Class # 12722Instructor: Sonia Torres Session: Meets 01/16/18-05/14/18
LectureTime: 3:30P- 4:45PDays: TRLocation: MS 102 
NotesThis course DOES NOT require any pre-requisites, SIGN or otherwise

Fees*No additional fees for this course.
EnrollmentTo enroll, you'll need the class # (e.g. 46421) for each of your selected classes.
TextbooksTo find textbooks, required for your class, you'll need to know the class#, campus and term.
Support ServicesStudents with documented disabilities may request assistance at Disability Support Services offices.

* Fees may change on a per semester basis; refer to the Course Fee Summary for more info:
Course Fee Summary: Spring 2018 - Summer 2018 - Fall 2018

The purpose of this schedule is to provide information. It does not constitute a contract. Classes may be added, combined or cancelled and instructors may be changed at the discretion of Metropolitan Community College.

Last Modified: 6/1/18