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AA - Deaf Ministry
The Associate of Arts in Deaf Ministry degree provides basic biblical and general studies and a concentration in Deaf Ministry. Those who take this degree will most likely do additional schooling elsewhere to prepare for their careers. The subjects taken form a foundation to Christian faith and an understanding of the Bible. Many of these graduates will serve in volunteer capacities in the local church.
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1. Demonstrate a foundation knowledge of the Bible.
2. Communicate with those in the deaf community and pass the written portion of the state interpreter's certification test.
3. Understand the fundamental principles of language.
26 hours in Biblical Studies
15 hours in General Studies
24 hours in Professional Studies (Deaf Ministry)
Included in this program is the Deaf Ministry Extension, a one-semester program conducted at the facilities of Deaf Missions in Council Bluffs, Iowa. The program includes classroom lectures on various phases of teaching the deaf, visitation and observation of classes at Iowa State School for the Deaf, lesson preparation, practice teaching, preparation of visuals and writing for the deaf.