Deaf Studies - Deaf Studies Option, B.A.


Department of Communicative Sciences and Deaf Studies

Bachelor of Arts Degree Requirements Deaf Studies - Deaf Studies Option

1. Major requirements for the Deaf Studies Option (54 units)
Required 40 units: CSDS 80, CSDS 90, CSDS 91, CSDS 92, CSDS 93, CSDS 94S, CSDS 95, CSDS 96, CSDS 98, CSDS 106, CSDS 136S, CSDS 137, CSDS 139, CSDS 141

Select 12 units from the following: COMM 103, COMM 108, GERON 161, RA 113, RA 121, RA 125, SWRK 125, SWRK 135, SWRK 136, COUN 150, COUN 174, COUN 176

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)

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, MI, 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).


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