American Sign Language Studies

at Pine Technical and Community College

Program Details

  • Award: Certificate
  • Credits: 18
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

The American Sign Language program is taken part-time over a two-year period. Graduates will be prepared and/or meet prerequisites for an Interpreter program; have sign language skills to work and communicate with deaf and hard of hearing people; meet World Language requirements at the high school and college/university level; and, meet entrance requirements for undergraduate or graduate programs in ASL Studies.

A program that focuses on American Sign Language as a visual and motor medium of communication and discourse for deaf individuals and deaf culture. Includes instruction in the development of ASL, ASL morphology and syntax, signing technique, English translation of ASL, formal and colloquial ASL, and ASL transcription.

Program Locations

  • Pine Technical College 55063

Labor Market Information

  • Interpreters and Translators
  • Median wage:$22.03/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
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Pine Technical and Community College
Pine Technical and Community College
900 Fourth St. S.E. Pine City, MN 55063 Toll-Free: (800) 521-7463 Local: (320) 629-5100 TTY: (320) 629-1030 Email: information@pine.edu