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Deaf Studies: Educational Interpreting Emphasis

BS in Education

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The B.S.E. in Deaf Studies has a focus on the Deaf Community language and culture. Students will become fluent in American Sign Language prior to applying for professional admission and taking coursework in General Deaf Studies or Educational Interpreting. The program has a heavy emphasis on community engagement, service learning, and reciprocity within the Deaf Community. Students are required to have a Deaf mentor during their last two years in the program. Students are also required to complete at least one service learning project within the Deaf community during the last two years of the program. The Educational Interpreting sub-plan has a heavy emphasis on working within K -12 school environments. Students are required to complete at least 3 practicum courses within K -12 schools with 90 hours for each practicum. Students are also paired with a Deaf language mentor as well as an interpreting mentor throughout their final two years of the program.

Major Details

College: College of Education
Admissions Requirements:

This major has additional admission criteria. Please see http://www.coe.arizona.edu/future_students/undergrad_admissions for more information.

Website: http://www.coe.arizona.edu/
Math Required:

General

    This strand involves the general understanding and appreciation of how mathematics is used to solve problems in everyday life. The G-strand does not prepare a student for any further work grounded in mathematics and assumes the student will not proceed beyond the basic Foundations level noted above. Thus only those students whose major requires the most general knowledge of mathematics should take this strand.
General
Second Language Required:

2 Semesters

  • Scoring the equivalent of second-semester skill level on an entrance or placement examination administered by The University of Arizona.
  • Completion with a C or better of a second semester course at the post-secondary level.
  • An AP (Advanced Placement), IB (International Baccalaureate) or CLEP (College Level Entrance Program) language score determined by the individual language department.
  • In the College of Engineering by a method determined within the College; however, all students in the college must also take a language placement examination on entrance to the University.
2 Semesters
Fees: No
Pre-Major: Yes

Four-Year Plan

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UA Course Requirements Units
1st Semester
ENGL 101 Foundation Composition 3
Tier I General Education 3
GE General Math Strand 3
Second language - SERP 370A 4
TLS 197 1
2nd Semester
ENGL 102 Foundation Composition 3
Second language - SERP 370B 4
Tier I General Education 3
Tier I General Education 3
Tier I General Education 3
3rd Semester
Tier I General Education 3
Tier I General Education 3
SERP 431A 4
Tier II General Education 3
4th Semester
Tier II General Education 3
Tier II General Education 3
SERP 431B 4
Major Core Requirements - EDP 301 3
4th Semester Summer
Major Core Requirements - SERP 444A 6
5th Semester
Educational Interpreting Courses - SERP 452 3
Educational Interpreting Courses - SERP 453 3
Educational Interpreting Courses - SERP 475 3
Major Core Electives 3
Major Core Requirements 3
6th Semester
Educational Interpreting Courses - SERP 456 3
Educational Interpreting Courses - SERP 458 3
Educational Interpreting Courses - SERP 475 3
Major Core Electives 3
Major Core Requirements 3
7th Semester
Educational Interpreting Courses - SERP 457 3
Educational Interpreting Courses - SERP 494 3
Major Core Electives 3
Major Core Requirements 3
Elective 3
8th Semester
Major Core Electives 3
Major Core Requirements 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
Elective 1

AZ Transfer Pathways

This page is designed for in-state transfer students who plan to attend the University of Arizona. The information presented lists the most accurate course equivalencies and may not include all possible requirements. Transfer students are strongly encouraged to use this site for reference only and not for self-advising.

Transfer students should work with their community colleges and UA advisors to develop an individualized plan for transfer, and visit aztransfer.com

  • All posted Pathways (except for Bachelor of Applied Science Pathways) fulfill an AGEC and most also fulfill an Associate Degree
  • Following a Pathway does not guarantee admission to the UA nor admission to a college/major/program at the UA
  • Use Pathways in consultation with advisors from your community college and the UA
  • Pathways are subject to change at any time

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