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2017-2018 Catalog 
2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

American Sign Language Studies, B.A.

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Coordinator: Brent Redpath


Create and transmit knowledge of American Sign Language (ASL) in a climate that promotes respect for Deaf culture, Deaf history and Deaf Community.

Learning outcomes

  1. Depict language mastery in ASL linguistics including the ability to express and comprehend ASL.
  2. Demonstrate sensitivity and understanding of deaf culture and deaf history perspectives in a global society.
  3. Develop strong background knowledge and skills suitable for pursuing careers in education, government, social services, graduate work and lifelong learning of ASL.


ASL Studies majors must have a grade of C or better in courses that are used to satisfy the major requirement. Students entering ASL 301  must take the WOU ASL Assessment (WASLA) and achieve a rating of Survivor+. Students entering ASL 302  and ASL 303 , must take the WASLA.

* Must be taken in numerical order

Total Credits (60)

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