The Certificate of Achievement in American Sign Language (ASL) is offered as preparation for developing linguistic competency in ASL and readiness for entering a formal Interpreter Training Program or as an added skill as a direct service provider: instructional assistant, social work, speech pathology, etc. The certificate indicates skill in the use of ASL for personal communication, knowledge of American Deaf Culture and an introductory awareness of Sign Language Interpreting and other professions working within the American Deaf community.
- Students will maintain an ongoing dialogue in ASL at an intermediate conversational level.
- Students will acquire an understanding of American Deaf culture that will allow them to interact in culturally appropriate ways with members of the American Deaf community.
|ASL 110||American Sign Language I||4|
|ASL 111||American Sign Language II||4|
|ASL 113||Introduction to Interpreting for the Deaf||3|
|ASL 114||Classifiers, Fingerspelling, and Numbering||3|
|ASL 116||Introduction to Deaf Studies||3|
|ASL 210||American Sign Language III||4|
|ASL 211||American Sign Language IV||4|
|CHOOSE ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:|
|THEA 110||Acting Fundamentals||3|
|ETHN 101||Introduction to Ethnic Studies||3|
|PSYC 170||Multicultural Psychology||3|
|SLPA 160||Introduction to Communicative Discorders and Treatment||3|
|CDEV 205||Introduction to Children with Special Needs||3|
|CDEV 107||Child Growth and Development (DS1)||3|