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Since 1864, we have been investing in and creating resources for deaf and hard of hearing children, their families, and the professionals who work with them.
Over 50 degree programs, with online and continuing education for personal and professional development.
Innovating solutions to break down barriers, and using science to prove what does and doesn’t work.
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The Black Deaf Studies Minor is open to anyone with an existing major who wants to supplement their majors with studies in Black Deaf experience, culture, and language. The minor requires a minimum of 24 credits, including six credits of pre-requisite courses, 15 credits of required courses, and three credits of electives. Courses include DST 401: Black Deaf People Studies, DST 413, Black Deaf History: 1818-1890, and more. They are taught by the faculty, staff, and adjuncts from various departments with scholarly interest in Black Deaf Studies. Students will gain a much broader view, understanding, and appreciation of Black Deaf Studies, which will guide them as they work with Black Deaf people in their careers.
Gallaudet University is a federally chartered private and premier university for the deaf and hard of hearing since 1864.
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