Deaf Studies (Minor)

This program was approved for students entering the university in the Summer 2024–Spring 2025 catalog year. For more information about catalog year, go to Catalog Year Information.

Minor in Deaf Studies

Unit: College of Arts and Sciences (AS)
Department: Classical and Modern Languages 
Academic Plan Code(s): DESTMIN

Program Requirements

ASL 301American Sign Language Classifiers3
ASL 302American Sign Language Literature3
ITP 115Introduction to Deaf Culture - D1, SB3
ITP 350Historical Perspectives on the Deaf Community - WR3
Select two of the following:6
American Sign Language Presentation Techniques
Fingerspelling and Number Systems
Introduction to Interpreting
Linguistics and ASL
Discourse Analysis
Minimum Total Hours18

 At least three (3) semester hours of the requirements for a minor must be successfully completed while enrolled in the University of Louisville.