UNIVERSITY CATALOG: 2020-2021

Deaf Studies, B.A.

The Transfer Degree Road Map on this page presumes the completion of lower division General Education, the United States History and Government requirements, and lower division core requirements for this major. See General Education Rules for more information. Lower division major requirements can be found by looking at the 4-Year Degree Road Mapfor this major. Refer to ASSIST for transfer information and articulation of courses taken at California Community Colleges. Verified Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) STAR Act students should use the ADT/STAR Act Degree Road Map for their major.

Once transfer coursework is evaluated, applicants and admitted students can use the Degree Progress Report/Planner to learn which requirements need to be completed.

To meet residency requirements, students must complete a minimum of 30 units at CSUN: 24 units must be upper division, 12 units in the major, and 9 units in General Education.

Transfer Year 1: 1st Semester

Course Units
DEAF 360 3
Core I: One from: DEAF 300, DEAF 370, DEAF 430, DEAF 489/L, DEAF 490A-G 3
Special Option Elective* 3
GE B5 Scientific Inquiry and Quantitative Reasoning 3
Elective 3
Total 15

Transfer Year 1: 2nd Semester

Course Units
Core I: A second course from: DEAF 300, DEAF 370, DEAF 430, DEAF 489/L, DEAF 490A-G 3
Core II: One from: CD 410, DEAF 350, DEAF 400, DEAF 401, DEAF 402, DEAF 404, DEAF 406, DEAF 485 3
Special Option Elective* 3
DEAF 484 3
GE Upper Division from Section C or Section F 3
Total 15

Transfer Year 2: 1st Semester

Course Units
Special Option Elective* 6
Core II: A second course from: CD 410, DEAF 350, DEAF 400, DEAF 401, DEAF 402, DEAF 404, DEAF 406, DEAF 485 3
GE Upper Division from Section D or Section F 3
Elective 3
Total 15

Transfer Year 2: 2nd Semester

Course Units
Core II: A third course from: CD 410, DEAF 350, DEAF 400, DEAF 401, DEAF 402, DEAF 404, DEAF 406, DEAF 485 3
Special Option Elective* 3
DEAF 497 3
Electives 6
Total 15
OVERALL TOTAL UNITS 120

*With the guidance of faculty advisor(s), students can develop a curriculum of field-specific elective courses to complement the Deaf Studies Core requirements that reflects their specialized career interests (not part of Concentrations I-V above). The requirements for a Deaf Studies Special option are:

  1. Before students completed 90 units, they must meet with a Deaf Studies faculty advisor to discuss career objectives and an educational plan of proposed courses totaling 15 units (a minimum of 12 units must be upper division).
  2. Submit the program of study to the department chair for evaluation and approval.