A world-class institute of changemakers in the deaf and signing community.
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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General Studies ProgramDirector: Miako VilllanuevaContact: Lisa ParkerCollege Hall 216B
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Students who matriculated in fall of 2021 or after follow the new Core Curriculum. Click here to view information about the Core curriculum.
Through our innovative General Studies Program, you will develop the critical thinking, analytical and communication skills that will prepare you for success in the 21st century. You will learn to understand and respect differing worldviews and to practice ethical and social responsibility as a member of an interdependent world.
As a first-year student, you will complete four Freshman Foundation courses. Upper-level integrated courses will then challenge you to apply the skills you have gained. In the senior capstone course, you will team with classmates to tackle a real issue through a project or work experience.
Many departments at Gallaudet help students meet the five major competencies of the General Studies Program:
Gallaudet University is a federally chartered private and premier university for the deaf and hard of hearing since 1864.
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