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The Deaf Studies Master’s Project is a required, culminating project which demonstrates student’s exemplary achievement as a Master’s student. Under the supervision of Department faculty, students will develop projects that significantly advance knowledge in one of three concentrations: Cultural Studies, Language and Human Rights or Early Language Advocacy. Students may elect to produce a traditional Master’s thesis, a creative project, or an applied advocacy project. During the first semester, students will develop and defend their project, including a demonstration of the project’s significance, appropriate research methodologies and a detailed plan of action.

Students must have successfully completed the first year of the DST MA program.

Program: Deaf Studies

Credit: 3

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DST-495

Special Topics

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Deaf Studies

Credits 1-5

DST-497

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Deaf Studies

Credits 3

DST-498

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Deaf Studies

Credits 3

DST-499

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Intensive supervised study and research on topics of…

Deaf Studies

Credits 1-3

DST-595

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Grading system: letter grades only.

Deaf Studies

Credits 3

DST-490

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Credits 3