American Sign Language

Associate in Arts (A.A.)

Curriculum Requirements

As a student in this program, you are required to complete a minimum of 64 credit hours with a grade point average of no lower than C (2.0).

For this degree program, you must successfully complete the following:

Program Core

  • ASL 101 American Sign Language I
  • ASL 102 American Sign Language II
  • ASL 201 American Sign Language III
  • ASL 202 American Sign Language IV
  • ASL 210 Capstone American Deaf Culture and Community
  • FYS 110 First Year Seminar Humanities or FYS 120 First Year Seminar Social Science

General Education

  • ENG 101 Composition I
  • ENG 102 Introduction to Reading Literature
  • ENG 103 Composition II
  • HPE/THE 181 Mime*** OR HPE 212 Health****
  • PHL 103 Ethics
  • PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology
  • SOC 100 Introduction to Sociology
  • 3 credits hours of SUNY General Education approved course in Basic Communications: Oral
  • 3 credit hours of SUNY General Education approved course in Mathematics*****
  • 3 credit hours of SUNY General Education approved course in The Arts******
  • 9 credit hours of General Electives*
  • SUNY General Education approved course in Natural Sciences with a lab**
  • SUNY General Education approved course from one of the following categories:
    • American History
    • Western Civilization
    • Other World Civilizations


**SUNY General Education approved course in Natural Sciences with a lab:

  • BIO 115 Human Biology                                             
  • BIO 118 Contemporary Biology I
  • BIO 119 Contemporary Biology II
  • BIO 121 General Biology I
  • BIO 122 General Biology II
  • BIO 125 Foundations of Life Science
  • BIO 171 Human Anatomy & Physiology I
  • BIO 172 Human Anatomy & Physiology II
  • CHM 121 General Chemistry I
  • CHM 122 General Chemistry II
  • PHY 101 Introduction to Physics
  • PHY 105 Physics of Sound
  • PHY 118 College Physics I
  • PHY 119 College Physics II
  • PHY 151 University Physics I
  • PHY 152 University Physics II

*** HPE/THE 181 Mime recommended for Interpreter Training Program transfer

**** HPE 212 Health recommended for Education/Nursing Program transfer

***** Mathematics, for Keuka transfer see advisor for approved mathematics class

****** The Arts, for Keuka transfer students the course must be a theory class- see advisor

SUNY General Education Electives

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