The Interdisciplinary Minor in American Sign Language will increase students' proficiency in sign language and provide them with key tools for the workforce of the 21st century. Students are provided a solid foundation in the way Deaf culture, Deaf history and language accessibility intersect with power, equality and human connection. A minimum of 21 credits is required for the program.
Effective Fall 2021
Students must satisfactorily complete the total credits required for the minor. Minors and interdisciplinary minors require 12 or more upper-division (300- to 400-level) credits.
Additional coursework may be required due to prerequisites.
|Select a minimum of 12 credits from the following:||12|
|Second-Year American Sign Language I|
|Second-Year American Sign Language II|
|Group Study-American Sign Language|
|Deafness and American Sign Language|
|American Sign Language for Professionals|
|Select a minimum of 9 credits from the following upper-division courses: 1||9|
|Language and Culture|
|Principles of Human Physiology|
|Fundamentals of Physiology|
|Literacy and the Learner|
|Infant and Child Development in Context|
|The Disability Experience in Society|
|Sensation and Perception|
|Dismantling Privilege and Oppression|
|Fields of Practice: Child Protection|
|Fields of Practice: Social Gerontology|
|Social Welfare - Policy, Issues, and Advocacy|
|Program Total Credits:||21|
Courses with prerequisites are intended for majors in those departments who wish to add the ASL minor.