Deaf Literature is intended to enrich the students' exposure to the lives and experiences of Deaf people. This course is to examine the depiction of Deaf characters and experiences in written works such as poetry, novels and plays, and in video or film. It enhances the students' understanding of society's perceptions of Deaf people and the contrasts between a cultural perspective and a pathological perspective. Students analyze, critique and discuss recurring themes within the literature.
Course code: SIGN 2500
Length: 48.0 hours
PrerequisitesSIGN 1500 Public Speaking
CorequisitesSIGN 2100 American Sign Language 2, SIGN 2200 ASL Lab 2, SIGN 2300 Deaf Culture and Community 2
& SIGN 2400 Becoming An Ally 2
* Fees are approximate and subject to change. Students are required to pay any applicable fee increases. Fees listed are for domestic students. For international programs, visit VCC International.
† This information is intended as a guideline only. Program and course details are subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors.