(See American Sign Language Interpreting for the associate's degree program.)
The certificate in American Sign Language (ASL) provides language training and cultural enrichment for people who wish to learn ASL and the uniqueness of deaf culture. This program will not prepare students to become interpreters but is designed to introduce students to the language and culture. This program is particularly useful for parents of deaf children and students pursuing careers such as allied health, nursing, early childhood education and teaching, where clients may be deaf. The program is designed to allow students to complement their degrees with an ASL certificate offered as a part-time program. Fourteen of the ASL credits within the certificate are transferable to the Educational Interpreting associate’s degree program.
Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate will:
See the graduation checksheet for this program in printable PDF form.
Minimum Credits to Graduate: 17