Have you thought of taking a First-Year Seminar?
How about taking a First-Year Seminar that explores the world of the deaf community.
FYS 102-06: The Deaf Community and Its Culture
meets Social Sciences (SS) requirements (GEP, GFR)
First-Year Seminars are open to all students during their first year at UMBC. THE DEAF COMMUNITY AND ITS CULTURE-Through lectures, directed readings, attendance at deaf community events, and student research presentations, this course will introduce students the American Deaf Community, their unique culture, history and language. This course will also highlight significant impacts that American education systems, laws, and technologies have had on the Deaf Community's social status. The course will have several guest speakers, both Deaf and hearing, who will explore specific topics in depth such as CODA, Deaf Education, Interpreting, and Audism.