Deaf Studies - Deaf Education Option, B.A.


Department of Communicative Sciences and Deaf Studies

Bachelor of Arts Degree Requirements Deaf Studies - Deaf Education Option

1. Major requirements for the Deaf Education option (53 units)
CSDS 80, CSDS 91, CSDS 92, CSDS 93, CSDS 94S, CSDS 95, CSDS 96, CSDS 106, CSDS 114, CSDS 121, CSDS 128, CSDS 131, CSDS 136S, CSDS 137, CSDS 139, CSDS 141, CSDS 162, CSDS 163, CSDS 164

2. General Education requirements (48 units)

3. Other requirements (9 units)
American Government and Institutions (PLSI 2), Multicultural and International (MI), and Upper-division writing.

4. Sufficient elective units to meet required total units (varies)
Courses may be used to satisfy credential requirements or a minor in another field. See advising notes 4 and 5 for recommended electives.

5. Total (120 units)*

* G.E. and MI courses can be doubled counted with major requirement. See advisor for details.

Advising Notes

  1. CR/NC grading is not permitted for CSDS majors for any coursework required in the major, with the exception of clinical courses. (See course descriptions.)
  2. General Education and elective units may be used toward a double major or minor (see Double Major or departmental minor). Consult the appropriate department chair, program coordinator, or faculty adviser for further information.
  3. Students in CSDS 110, 162, 163, 164, and other clinical, internship, and student teaching courses are required to show health certification that they are free from tuberculosis and rubella, and to purchase student clinic malpractice insurance for the clinical courses (see the University Speech and Hearing Clinic director for details).
  4. A statistics course is a prerequisite to CSDS 200, which is typically taken the first semester of graduate work. It is recommended that students take statistics as an undergraduate elective prior to applying to graduate school.


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