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Word List Author Note: This day in history: On April 8, 1864, a charter was signed by President Abraham Lincoln authorizing the Board of Directors of the Columbia Institution (later named Gallaudet University) to grant college degrees to students who were deaf.

DEGREE

(as in "academic credential")

What is being signed (English Meaning)

DEGREE (as in "academic credential")


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This Sign is Used to Say (Sign Synonyms)
  • DEGREE (as in "academic credential")
  • DIPLOMA

Examples of Usage
English Sentence

Betty G. Miller was the first deaf woman to graduate from Gallaudet University with a doctoral degree in art. She was a famous artist who focused on the deaf perspective.

ASL Gloss

B-E-T-T-Y G M-I-L-L-E-R SHE FIRST DEAF WOMAN GRADUATE GALLAUDET RECEIVE P-H-D (doctoral) DEGREE WHAT? ART. SHE FAMOUS ARTIST WHY? SHE FOCUS DEAF VIEW.

English Sentence

I have a Bachelor's degree in physics.

ASL Gloss

MY #BA DEGREE MAJOR WHAT? PHYSICS.

English Sentence

My Bachelor's degree is in Special Education.

ASL Gloss

MY #BA DEGREE WHAT? SPECIAL EDUCATION.


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