Award: Certificate in Career Studies
Option: American Sign Language
Length: Fifteen (15) credit hours
Lead Faculty/Program Head: Jillian Overby
Purpose: This program is designed to enable students to communicate fluidly with deaf Americans. Fluid knowledge of American Sign Language can increase job marketability and lead to other career options, such as becoming an interpreter for the deaf.
Any occupation requiring the use of American Sign Language as primary means of communication such as an interpreter for the deaf.
In addition to the general admission requirements of the college, entry into the American Sign Language Certificate curriculum requires proficiency in basic English. Students who are not proficient in these subjects are required to correct their deficiencies through developmental courses.
Course Number, Title, Credits
ASL 101 Introduction to American Sign Language I 3
ASL 102 Introduction to American Sign Language II 3
ASL 201 American Sign Language III 3
ASL 202 American Sign Language IV 3
ASL 125 History and Culture of the Deaf 3
Total Minimum Credits 15