May 23, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

American Sign Language Minor

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The ASL minor is designed for students who wish to develop advanced level proficiency in American Sign Language. Offering small, focused classes, that cover language, culture, education, and literature, this minor is of benefit to social-minded careers that reach and assist deaf people, like teaching, interpreting, and working in the health-care sectors or government agencies. There is currently a high demand of people proficient in ASL in the U.S.

WLC Department Requirements

Admission Requirements
Students planning to major or minor must meet with an advisor in the World Languages and Cultures department for details about admission requirements and to complete an application form.

Program Requirements
Students in the majors and minors must earn a minimum grade of C+ in each course used for their program/s.

Core Course Requirements
Only courses numbered 200 and above will count toward a major or minor. Students may contact the department to request placement testing if they have prior instruction in any of the languages.   For students with sufficient preparation, the 200-level sequence may be waived through our placement exam or credit by examination. Please note that Spanish CLEP test scores may be used to complete General Education and/or graduation requirements but may not be used to fulfill course requirements for Spanish majors or minors. Students planning to study abroad must see their advisor prior to departure to ensure the applicability of the proposed course of study. All upper-division classes not listed as requirements are approved electives.

Total Credits: 30

College and Department Information

World Languages and Cultures Department  
College of Arts and Humanities  

Program Codes

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