Degree Planning

Gallaudet University offers the Online Degree Completion Program (ODCP), an online undergraduate degree attainment avenue for degree completion students who are unable to finish their degree program on campus full-time, and who seek a study program in Deaf Studies or Psychology.

ODCP General Education Requirements for a Bachelor of Arts

English (one composition and one literature course) 6
American Sign Language (ASL)- (one composition and one literature course 6
Diverse Education (Humanities, Communication & Arts, Social Sciences, and Business) Students must take at least one course in three out of the four listed categories. 24
Natural Sciences 3-4
Mathematics 3-4
TOTAL: 42-44

Minnesota General Education Standards

ODCP students who are Minnesota residents must satisfy the Minnesota Degree General Education Standards for baccalureate degree. For additional information on these requirements, contact the ODCP Director.

ODCP Deaf Studies Major Program

Summary of Requirements

ODCP General Education 42-44
Pre-Major Courses 15
Major & Related Courses 42
Free Elective Courses 21
TOTAL: 120

ODCP Psychology Major Program

Summary of

ODCP General Education 42-44
Pre-Major Courses 3
Major & Related Courses 49
Free Elective Courses 31
TOTAL: 120

Online Courses

Students can earn college credits through coursework offered in a variety of settings, online courses owned by the University and taught by its faculty, and online courses from the Online Consortium of Independent Colleges and Universities (OCICU) of which Gallaudet is a participating institution.

Online Degree Completion Program courses are offered in an 8-week accelerated format throughout the year.


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