Students completing this certificate will obtain valuable knowledge regarding Deaf Culture and American Sign Language. This certificate shows a conversational level of American Sign Language skill. Students seeking another degree or certificate may find this credential allows them to highlight additional language skills. This certificate does not teach interpreting nor is the holder of this certificate qualified as an ASL-English Interpreter. A grade of C or better is required in all ASL courses.
Students may pair the Deaf Studies Short Term Certificate with any field in which they interact with people. As the third most used language in the United States, American Sign Language is beneficial to any individual in any career field. Students will be able to use the skills learned during the Deaf Studies Short Term Certificate courses to communicate directly with Deaf/deaf/Hard of Hearing/DeafBlind/DeafDisabled users of American Sign Language.
|ASL 1101||Orientation to Deafness||3|
|ASL 1111||Beginning American Sign Language I||3|
|ASL 1112||Beginning American Sign Language II||3|
|ASL 1228||Intermediate American Sign Language I||3|
|ASL 1229||Intermediate American Sign Language II||3|
|ENG 1101||English Composition I||3|