Minor in American Sign Language
American Sign Language (ASL) provides a unique modality-visual and gestural rather than the traditional aural/oral approach to modern language teaching. ASL is a fully developed language, containing rich verbal aspects and a classifier system. Elements of deaf culture are also presented through theoretical and applied simulations.
The minor in American Sign Language/Deaf Studies requires a total of 18 credit hours in American Sign Language beyond ASL 1020, including the following minimum distribution:
Required Courses (18 credit hours):