American Sign Language

College of Rural and Community Development
Tanana Valley Campus

Minor only

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The minor in American sign language provides students with an opportunity to acquire signing skills and experience American deaf culture and history. Students of ASLG will have a greater understanding of diversity and empathy for people with differing abilities. ASLG students will develop critical thinking skills and be able to sign clearly, be understood and comprehend native signers. ASLG minor students will be required to participate in community events and develop an ethical responsibility to the community in which they live.


  1. Complete the following:*
    ASLG F101 - American Sign Language I--3 credits
    ASLG F202 - American Sign Language II--3 credits
    ASLG F203 - American Sign Language III--3 credits
    ASLG F204 - American Sign Language IV--3 credits
    ASLG F205 - American Sign Language V--3 credits
    ASLG F110 - American Sign Language Practice**--1 credit
  2. Minimum credits required--15 credits

* Students must earn a C grade or better in each course.

** Can be repeated for up to 3 credits

Note: Courses designated as humanities that are taken for the minor may also be used to fulfill humanities distribution requirements for the B.A. degree. Courses that are taken for the minor may not be used to fulfill the Core Perspectives on Human Condition requirements.