The major in American Sign Language provides a linguistic exploration of the various components of ASL and an in-depth examination of the culture of deaf people. The objective of the program is to provide students with a foundation for achieving fluency and the opportunity to transfer to a four-year institution. With additional training, employment opportunities include interpreting, teaching, and social service. If transferring to an institution other than UC or CSU, students should check with the receiving institution to ensure transferability of ASL courses as foreign language credit.
The AA degree is designed to provide students with multiple career pathways including interpreting, social services, and teaching, among others.
Upon successful completion, the student will:
A minimum of 19 semester uynits in the major with a grade of ‘C’ or better while maintaining a minimum grade point average of at least 2.0 in all California State University transferable coursework.
Upon completion of the following courses with at least a ‘C’ grade in each course, the student will be awarded an Animal Science Associate in Arts.
Total Units: 19
|ASL B1||American Sign Language 1||4.0|
|ASL B2||American Sign Language 2||4.0|
|ASL B3||American Sign Language 3||4.0|
|ASL B4||American Sign Language 4||4.0|
|ASL B6||American Sign Language 6||3.0|
|ASL B7||American Sign Language 7||3.0|
|Units in Major||19.0|
|CSU GE Breadth||39.0-41.0|
|Possible double counting of GE's||8.0-12.0|