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Deaf Education License

This license is designed to train you to work with students who have various levels of hearing impairments. 

You are required to get licensure evaluation from Ball State’s Office of Teacher Education Services before starting the program.

Courses required for this license are:

  • SPCE 540: History of Education of Deaf Students and Psychology of Deafness (3 credit hours)
  • SPCE 546: Teach Strategies for Speech/Social Communications for Deaf Students (3 credit hours)
  • SPCE 548: Practicum in Deaf Education (3 credit hours)
  • SPCE 554: Introduction to Language for Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing Students (3 credit hours)
  • SPCE 556: Language Methods for Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing Students (3 credit hours)
  • SPCE 558: Teaching Reading and School Subjects to Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing Students (3 credit hours)
  • SPCE 600: Education of Exceptional Children (3 credit hours)
  • SPCE 670: Practicum in Special Education: Deaf (1-9) (3 credit hours)
  • SNLN 551: American Sign Language 1 (3 credit hours)
  • SNLN 552: American Sign Language 2 (3 credit hours)
  • SPAA 543: Introduction to Audiology (3 credit hours)
Online and Distance Education
David Letterman Communication and Media Building (LB), Room 131
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Eastern time, Monday-Friday
Phone: 1-800-872-0369 or 765-285-1581
Fax: 765-285-7161
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