American Sign Language Certificate of Achievement

The Certificate provides students’ with the knowledge and skills necessary to communicate with intermediate proficiency in American Sign Language (ASL).

Associated Major Sheet (PDF)

Major/Program Requirements

Required Courses

ASL 101American Sign Language I


ASL 102American Sign Language II


ASL 103American Sign Language III


ASL 104American Sign Language IV


Total Credit Hours: 16.00

A student receiving a certificate in this field will be able to:

  • Expressive Communication: Students will demonstrate language proficiency by signing American Sign Language at a beginning to intermediate level.
  • Receptive Communication: Students will interpret visual/signed ASL at a beginning to intermediate level.
  • Deaf Culture and History: Students will demonstrate appropriate knowledge of the Deaf Community regarding social interactions, beliefs, values, arts, literature, entertainment, and diversity.
  • Cultural Diversity and Appreciation: Students will define the concept of culture, appreciate other cultures and interact with members of those cultures in relation to their own.