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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

  • ASL 110 - Beginning American Sign Language I (previously EDU 110 - ASL Level I)
  • ASL 111 - Beginning American Sign Language II (previously EDU 111 - ASL Level II)
  • ASL 201 - American Sign Language III (previously EDU 112 - ASL Level III)

Offered in a variety of formats


Annie Welch


Northern Kentucky University
Local: +1 (859) 572-5825