Teaching American Sign Language M.A.

College of Education and Behavioral Sciences

Degree Requirements — 30 Credits

See "Teaching American Sign Language M.A."

Degree Requirements

Required Major Core Credits - 3 credit hours

SRM 600Introduction to Graduate Research

3

Required Emphasis Credits - 27 credit hours

TASL 501First and Second Language Acquisition in ASL

3

TASL 502ASL Teaching Methods

3

TASL 503ASL Assessment and Testing

3

TASL 504ASL Curriculum Development and Design

3

TASL 505Teaching Deaf Community, Culture, and ASL Literature

3

TASL 506Contemporary Professional Issues in Teaching ASL

3

TASL 507ASL Research Methods

3

TASL 593Practicum for ASL Teaching I

3

TASL 594Practicum for ASL Teaching II

3


Although all applicants will undergo an informal screening for the application process, all students will be required to submit the results of their American Sign Language Proficiency Interview (ASLPI) prior to the practicum courses, TASL 593 and TASL 594.

All students are expected to complete two teaching practica experiences, a portfolio, and a research project as part of their graduation requirements.