About this Bachelor's Degree
The bachelor’s degree in education of the deaf emphasizes a comprehensive communication philosophy, reflected in courses that address manually coded English and American Sign Language along with principles and techniques of aural-oral education and rehabilitation.
Students actually work with deaf and hard-of-hearing pupils and their teachers.
- Students will plan and design units of instruction [classroom, small-group, individual learners] for learners who are deaf and hard of hearing.
- Students will demonstrate best practices in literacy development (teaching reading and writing) with pupils who are deaf and hard of hearing.
- Students will demonstrate an understanding of normal language development, the anatomy of the hearing mechanism, and the measurement of hearing.
- Students will demonstrate an understanding of the function of various amplification devices and aural rehabilitation strategies.
- Students will demonstrate confidence and competence in expressive and receptive signing.