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This minor develops foundational receptive and expressive skills in American Sign Language and introduces students to the study of Deaf culture.

Type Legend: DD Diversity–Domestic; DG Diversity–Global; ELR Experiential Learning; KAD Kent Core Additional; KBS Kent Core Basic Sciences; KCM Kent Core Composition; KFA Kent Core Fine Arts: KHU Kent Core Humanities; KMC Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning; KSS Kent Core Social Sciences; WIC Writing Intensive

Please read the sections in the University Catalog on Kent Core, diversity, writing-intensive and the experiential learning requirements.

AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE MINOR PREREQUISITES
Type Course Title Credits
  ASL 19201 Elementary Sign Language I  
    19202 Elementary Sign Language II  
    29201 Intermediate American Sign Language I  
    29202 Intermediate American Sign Language II  
AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE MINOR REQUIREMENTS (21 credits)
Type Course Title Credits
  ASL 39201 Advanced American Sign Language I 3
    39202 Advanced American Sign Language II 3
    49108 American Sign Language Linguistics I 3
    49309 Introduction to Deaf Studies 3
    49350 American Sign Language Literature 3
    49401 Deaf Culture and Community 3
 DD SOC 32570 Inequality in Society 3
  MINIMUM TOTAL 21

Minimum cumulative 2.000 GPA required for graduation.

Students must complete at least two upper-division courses in the minor at Kent State on a graded basis (A-F). For information on the major Residence Requirements please visit the University Residence Requirements policy.