Degree and Certificate in American Sign Language and Deaf Studies

Students signing at the Ohlone pond.The American Sign Language (ASL) and Deaf Studies curriculum is designed to prepare students for paraprofessional positions in areas of deaf education (instructional aides, cottage/dormitory counselors, etc.), research, human services, or community services. The ASL & Deaf Studies program will also help students with other majors and with their personal and/or professional contacts with Deaf people.

Associate in Arts (A.A.) Degree

American Sign Language and Deaf Studies A.A. Degree (PDF) - Designed to prepare students for paraprofessional positions in areas of deaf education (instructional aides, cottage/dormitory counselors, etc.), research, human services, or community services. This program will also help students with other majors and with their personal and/or professional contacts with Deaf people.

Certificate of Achievement

American Sign Language and Deaf Studies Certificate of Achievement (PDF).

Additional Information

Review a listing of Courses in this area of study. Review academic requirements in the Catalog and in the Curriculum Guides. All students are encouraged to meet with a counselor to review academic program requirements and/or have questions answered.

Apply for a Degree or Certificates

Are you finishing your associate degree or certificate? Please review How to Apply for a Degree or Certificate.

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