PROGRAMS OF STUDY


     
         
     

AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE (ASL)
Career Studies Certificate AN

Purpose: This program prepares students to communicate proficiently in American Sign Language, including both expressive and receptive skills. Some students will transfer course credits to four-year institutions. Other students will be able to enhance their skills and employability in careers such as teaching, in the health or social service occupations, or in public safety positions.

Admission Requirements: Successful completion of ASL 101, American Sign Language I, or consent of instructor based on demonstrably equivalent skill level.

One Year

1st Semester

2nd Semester

 

   ASL

102

American Sign Language II

4

 

 

   ASL

125

History & Culture of the Deaf Community

3

 

 

   INT

130

Interpreting: An Introduction to the Profession

3

 


 

   SPD

110

Intro. to Speech Communication or

 

 

 

   

ENG

111 College Composition I

 

3

 

   ASL

115

Fingerspelling and Number Use in ASL

 

2

 

   ASL

201

American Sign Language III

 

4

 

   ASL

220

Comparative Linguistics: ASL & English

 

3

 


 

 

Total Credits/Semester

10

12

Total credits for the American Sign Language (ASL) Career Studies Certificate = 22.

All first-time students must take a one-credit Student Development (STD) course prior to enrolling in their 16th credit at NVCC.

 

       
 
       

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