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American Sign Language Education - ASL Studies

Associate in Arts (AA) University Transfer Options

Classes offered at following campus(es)

  • Northeast

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The ASL Studies option at Tulsa Community College gives students an opportunity to acquire an understanding of the deaf community as a part of human diversity and acquire American Sign Language skills. The courses are designed to emphasize the acquisition of American Sign Language and knowledge with appreciation of deaf culture and the language. This option complements upper division course work related to ASL teaching, ASL research and ASL linguistics at a four-year university.

General Education Requirements: 33-34 Hours

English 6 hours

*ENGL 1113 Composition I
*ENGL 1213 Composition II

Humanities 6 hours

ART 1113 Art Appreciation
ENGL 2413 Introduction to Literature

Mathematics 3 hours

Select one course from the following:
*MATH 1473 Mathematics for Critical Thinking
*MATH 1513 College Algebra
Other higher level MATH course substitutions may be permitted for college transfer. Select a course that will transfer to the college/university you plan to attend.

Science 7 hours

BIOL 1114 General Biology for Non-Majors
Select three credit hours from courses that will transfer to the college/university you plan to attend. See General Education Requirements for complete list.

Social Science 6 hours

POLS 1113 American Federal Government

and select one course from the following:
HIST 1483 U.S. History 1492 to Civil War Era
HIST 1493 U.S. History Civil War Era to Present

Controlled Electives 5-6 hours

Select from the following courses for a total of 5-6 hours:
CSCI 1203 Computer Concepts and Applications
Courses from the Liberal Arts and Sciences Electives list

*Course has prerequisite.

Specialized Course Requirements: 27 Hours

American Sign Language Education 17 hours

ASLE 1363 American Sign Language I
*ASLE 1373 American Sign Language II
ASLE 1413 Deaf Culture and History
*ASLE 2414 American Sign Language III
*ASLE 2524 American Sign Language IV

Computer Science 4 hours

CSYS 1211 Introduction to MAC OS
CSCI 2263 Digital Video I/Final Cut Pro

Geography 3 hours

GEOG 1043 Introduction to Cultural Geography

Philosophy 3 hours

PHIL 2143 Introduction to Social and Political Philosophy

Total Credit Hours: 60-61

*Course has prerequisite.

University Transfer Degree Information

The ASL Studies option at Tulsa Community College gives students an opportunity to acquire an understanding of the Deaf community as a part of human diversity and acquire American Sign Language skills. The courses are designed to emphasize the acquisition of American Sign Language and knowledge with appreciation of deaf culture and the language. This option complements upper division course work related to ASL teaching, ASL research and ASL linguistics at a four-year university.

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