American Sign Language, Associate in Arts (AA)
The Associate in Arts in American Sign Language degree (A.A in American Sign Language) provides students with the foundational knowledge in ASL to prepare them for transfer to four-year universities that offer a baccalaureate program.
Associate Degree Graduation Requirements
Complete all of the following:
- All Department Requirements listed below with a “C” or better or “P” in each course (at least 20% of the department requirements must be completed through SBCC).
- One of the following three General Education options:
- A total of 60 degree-applicable units (SBCC courses numbered 100 and higher).
- Maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better in all units attempted at SBCC.
- Maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better in all college units attempted.
- A minimum of 12 units through SBCC.
|ASL 101||Beginning American Sign Language I||5|
|ASL 102||Beginning American Sign Language II||5|
|ASL 103||Intermediate American Sign Language I||5|
|ASL 104||Intermediate American Sign Language II||5|
|ASL 125||American Deaf Culture and History||4|
|ASL 130||Intermediate ASL Conversation I||2|
|Complete one course from the following:||2|
|Intermediate ASL Conversation II|
- Demonstrate competency in ASL expressive and receptive skills.
- Demonstrate competency in visual gestural communication and finger-spelling.
- Recognize what is required to support ASL as the visual language of the Deaf community.
- Demonstrate a knowledge of the culture and cultural practices of the Deaf community.
- Display appropriate sociolinguistic behaviors as proficient users of American Sign Language.
Make an appointment with your SBCC academic counselor through Starfish to create a Student Education Plan that reflects a recommended course sequence for this program that is tailored to your individual needs.