Oct 28, 2021  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2021-22 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2021-22

Professional Deaf Resources Liaison Certificate


Certificate code CTPDRU

College of Health Sciences and Professions
Rehabilitation and Communication Sciences, School of
Grover Center W218
Athens, OH 45701
Phone: 740.593.1407
csd@ohio.edu
www.ohio.edu/chsp/rcs/csd/index.cfm

Becky Brooks, contact person,
brooksb1@ohio.edu

Program Overview

The CSD Professional Deaf Resources Liaison Certificate provides an opportunity for all undergraduate Ohio University students interested in furthering their understanding of American Sign Language (ASL), as well as, the history, community, and culture of individuals who are deaf. The program provides students with the necessary knowledge and skill in ASL to become allies to the deaf community. The curriculum provides a firm underpinning for entry into a career for students who seek collaborative employment experiences with the deaf community in fields such as health and human services, education, social services, community service agencies, vocational rehabilitation, etc.

Admissions Information

Freshman/First-Year Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements. Pre-requisites to the certifcate are CSD 1110 Elementary ASL I and CSD 1120 Elementary ASL II.

Change of Program Policy

No selective or limited admission requirements. Pre-requisites to the certifcate are CSD 1110 Elementary ASL I and CSD 1120 Elementary ASL II.

External Transfer Admission

No requirements beyond University admission requirements. Pre-requisites to the certifcate are CSD 1110 Elementary ASL I and CSD 1120 Elementary ASL II.

Opportunities Upon Graduation

This certificate provides greater opportunities for students who wish to communicate in ASL in their chosen career. Note, these students are not qualified to interpret, nor does this certificate make the student an expert in the field of American Sign Language or Deaf Studies. A CSD Professional Deaf Resources Liaison Certificate may be used as a related field in BA degrees (i.e. Communication Studies and Bachelor of Specialized Studies).

Requirements