I am interested in American Sign Language.

Thanks for asking and looking to Perimeter College for your educational needs.  You can find general information about the American Sign Language at perimeter.gsu.edu/departments/asl also included below the American Sign Language Pathway excerpt from the academic catalogue

For your specific questions, please contact:

Damita Boyd, Associate Chair

Melanie Lynn, Administrative Secretary

Associate of Arts, Pathway – American Sign Language

American Sign Language (ASL) is the third most studied world language in the United States and can be a valuable asset as a secondary skill for employment. Perimeter College’s guided pathway in ASL prepares students for transfer to baccalaureate programs in interpreting, education or social service. The College offers beginning through intermediate level classes in ASL.

Areas A-E of the Core Curriculum (42 hours)

Area F: Courses Appropriate to the Pathway (18 hours)

  1. Required Courses (unless used to satisfy Area C requirements) (9):
    • ASL 1002 Elementary American Sign Language II (3)
    • ASL 2001 Intermediate American Sign Language I (3)
    • ASL 2002 Intermediate American Sign Language II (3)
  2. Select from the following to complete 18 hours in Area F:
    • ANTH 2020 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (3)
    • ASL 1001 Elementary American Sign Language I (3)
    • EDUC 2110 Investigating Issues in Education (3)
    • EDUC 2120 Exploring Socio-Cultural Perspectives on Diversity in Educational Contexts (3)
    • EDUC 2130 Exploring Teaching and Learning (3)
    • PHIL 2030 Introduction to Ethics (3)
    • SCOM 2900 Intercultural Communication (3)
    • SOCI 1101 Introduction to Sociology (3)
    • SOCI 1160 Introduction to Social Problems (3)
    • SW 2000 Introduction to Social Work (3)
    • THEA 2210 Beginning Acting or THEA 1610 Voice & Articulation

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