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).
|ASL 101||American Sign Language I||
|ASL 102||American Sign Language II||
|ASL 103||American Sign Language III||
|ASL 104||American 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 (ASL conceptualization and grammar, sign production, speed/fluency, and non-manual grammar are assessed).
- Receptive Communication and Linguistics: Students will interpret visual/signed ASL at a beginning to intermediate level and demonstrate understanding of ASL grammar structures and concepts.
- Cultural Diversity and Appreciation: Students will demonstrate appropriate knowledge of the Deaf Community regarding social interactions, beliefs, values, arts, literature, entertainment, and diversity. They will interact with members of the Deaf Community, compare and contrast cultural norms, and appreciate the similarities and differences.