DEPARTMENT MISSION STATEMENT:
The mission of the American Sign Language program is to enhance the linguistic diversity of the community through the development of an additional language (American Sign Language) and provide access to opportunities for students for transfer, careers and lifelong intellectual pursuits in a global community that includes persons who are Deaf and users of American Sign Language.
Student Learning Outcomes for ASL Certificate Program at SAC
As a result of completing the ASL Program students will be able to maintain an ongoing dialogue in ASL at an intermediate conversational level.
As a result of completing the ASL Program students will have an understanding of American Deaf culture that will allow them to interact in culturally appropriate ways with members of the American Deaf community.
Career and Academic Pathways