Upon successful completion of the American Sign Language (ASL) Associate in Arts degree, the student will demonstrate language fluency, as well as cultural knowledge of ASL and the Deaf. The program satisfies the majority of lower division transfer course work by establishing ASL fluency for students planning to transfer to an ASL interpreting, Deaf Education or Deaf Studies program. It is highly recommended that students see a Counselor or ASSIST.org for information regarding transfer requirements for this major at specific universities.
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
Demonstrate clear and precise expression in the target language through a presentation/conversation/interview in the target language with appropriate grammatical accuracy and cultural awareness.
Students are advised to double-count courses in the major or area of emphasis to also satisfy general education when possible. Course subject credit will be awarded in satisfactionof both major/area of emphasis and lower division general eduation requirements, but the units will only be counted once in computing the total number of units for the degree.
Minimum Major Units Required: 24
Complete all courses with a grade of “C” or better.