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American Sign Language (ASL) Studies B.A.

Delivery Method: Day/Fulton Campus

*Bachelor of Arts degree programs require a minor and a year of a foreign language.

Students must earn a grade of ‘C’ or better to continue on in their sequence of majors courses. If a student does not receive a grade of ‘C’ or better, they will be invited to repeat the course. The curriculum is designed for classes to layer information and skill, thus lack of skill development in a prerequisite course will not lead to success in future work. For example: If a student receives a ‘C’ in ASL II they may go on to ASL III. If a student receives a ‘D’ in ASL II, they will be invited to repeat the course until they earn a grade of ‘C’ or better.

Course List - Total Hours: 42

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Course # Course Title Hours
ASL101 Career Seminar in ASL Studies 3
ASL105 American Sign Language I 3
ASL120 Deaf Culture 3
ASL145 American Sign Language II 3
ASL205 American Sign Language III 3
ASL220 Ethics and Decision Making 3
ASL240 Fingerspelling and Numbers 3
ASL245 American Sign Language IV 3
ASL305 American Sign Language V 3
ASL316 Linguistics of Non-Manual Markers in ASL 3
ASL345 American Sign Language VI 3
ASL425 Linguistics of American Sign Language 3
ASL430 ASL Literature 3

Required Electives

Elective Hours
Required Electives (ASL Studies B.A.) 3

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