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American Sign Language
Certificate of Achievement

Student Learning Outcomes:

The American Sign Language Certificate of Achievement is designed to develop skills in American Sign Language to provide students with a strong foundation to enter professions that provide services to the deaf or hard of hearing people.

A minimum of 30 total credits chosen from the following categories:

Program Requirements18 Units (Credits)

AM 140American Sign Language I / II6

Students can take AM 145 and AM 146 (4 units each) in lieu of AM 140 for slower paced coursework.

AM 141American Sign Language III / IV6

Students can take AM 147 and AM 148 (4 units each) in lieu of AM 141 for slower paced coursework.

AM 151Fingerspelling I1
AM 152Fingerspelling II1
Any other AM course(s)4

General Education Requirements12 Units (Credits)

English/Communications Requirements
Must include a writing course
Human Relations Requirement3
Mathematics Requirement3


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