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American Sign Language: Deaf Support Specialist, A.A.S.

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The Associate of Applied Science Degree in American Sign Language (ASL): Deaf Support Specialist is comprised of a combination of technical and general education courses. The degree requires 70-72 semester hours of designated coursework. Students must pass a mid-program evaluation and a program exit exam in order to complete degree requirements. In addition, students will acquire social, cultural and educational foundations necessary for working with Deaf and Hard of Hearing consumers in a variety of settings. Students are expected to maintain a 2.5 grade point average (GPA) in all program coursework. The program is designed to provide the student with sign language communication skills necessary to communicate with a broad cross-section of Deaf consumers. Students interested in pursuing an AAS Degree are required to consult with department staff before registering for any SLNG classes.

Related Degrees and Certificates:

Interpreting Enhanced Skills Certificate 

Trilingual Interpreter Enhanced Skills Certificate 

Degree Requirements (Total Credit Hours 70)


A course may be used only once to fulfill degree requirements.

The student is encouraged to carefully examine requirements at the transfer institution.  Requirements vary from institution to institution and can change from one year to the next.


Program CIP: 16.1603

Major Code:  ASLS

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