American Sign Language, Associate in Arts (AA)
|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|
|Select a one semester course from the following:||2|
|Introduction to American Sign Language/English Interpretation|
|Fingerspelling and Numbers I|
|Fingerspelling and Numbers II|
|Intermediate ASL Conversation II|
The Associate Degree will be awarded upon completion of both department and college requirements. These include:
- Complete all department requirements with a “C” or better or “P” in each course. Candidates for an Associate Degree are required to complete at least 20% of the department requirements through SBCC.
- Complete a general education option (Option 1: SBCC General Education and Institutional and Information Competency; Option 2: IGETC; Option 3: CSU GE Breadth). General Education options allowed for each Associate Degree program vary. Refer to http://www.sbcc.edu/apply/degrees_certificates.php for a list of General Education options for each SBCC Associate Degree program;
- Other graduation requirements as outlined on the Graduation Requirements page.
- 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.