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American Sign Language

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American Sign Language is a visual language that consists of communication through the use of hand gestures, facials expressions, and body postures. 

Clark's program provides students with foundational skills in ASL use and structure and also provides a rounded perspective on deaf culture and community. 

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A Vibrant Language

American Sign Language (ASL) is a vibrant language that allows individuals who are deaf or hearing impaired with the ability to interact with the world around them. ASL offers its own unique take on grammatical structure, syntax, and rules, and requires extensive training to tap in to this specialized form of communication.

Program Options

For students who want expertise in American Sign Language, this certificate may be earned along with a regular A.A. degree, and will be awarded upon graduation. Student's interested in pursuing this program should consult with an academic advisor.