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About This Micro-Credential

Two people communicating using ASL

Individuals who are deaf benefit when hearing people are qualified to work with and understand them. The American Sign Language (ASL) micro-credential recognizes this demand and prepares undergraduate students to work in a variety of fields where ASL skills are necessary.

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Skills You Will Gain

American Sign Language

Deaf Culture


Deaf Communication


Deaf Technology

Learning Outcomes

  • Use American Sign Language and technology to effectively communicate and collaborate with people who are deaf.
  • Actively engage with and act as an ally for individuals who are deaf.
  • Recognize, respect and adhere to deaf culture norms.

Required Courses

  • EDU 110 - ASL Level I
  • EDU 111 - ASL Level II
  • EDU 112 - ASL Level Ill

Offered in face-to-face format


Melissa Jones
American Sign Language/ASL, First semester offered: Fall 2018


Northern Kentucky University
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