Bachelor of Arts in ASL Linguistics and Deaf Cultures

Bachelor of Arts in ASL Linguistics and Deaf Cultures (ASLD)

Degree Requirements (50 units):

LOWER DIVISION (22 units). 

Take the following courses:       

  • ASLD 101: American Sign Language 1 (4)
  • ASLD 102: American Sign Language 2 (4)
  • LING/ANTH 170: Introduction to Linguistics (3)
  • ASLD 124: American Deaf Cultures (3)
  • ASLD 201: American Sign Language 3 (4)
  • ASLD 202: American Sign Language 4 (4)

UPPER DIVISION (28 units). 

Take the following courses:

  • LING 325: Modern English Grammar (3)
  • ASLD 305: American Sign Language 5 (4)
  • ASLD 306: American Sign Language Linguistics (3)
  • ASLD 424: Global Deaf Culture and Languages (3)
  • LING/ANTH 413: Language and Culture (3)

 Take 1 course out of the following:

  • LING 421: Syntax (3)
  • LING 433: Survey and Discourse Analysis (3)
  • LING 423: Semantics (3)

Take 3 Courses out of the following:

  • LING 301: Introduction to Research Methods (3)
  • LING 329: Language Acquisition (3)
  • LING 379: Sociolinguistics (3)
  • LING 401: Corpus Linguistics
  • LING 420: Phonology (3)
  • LING 421: Syntax (3)
  • LING 423: Semantics (3)
  • LING 426: History of English (3)
  • LING 433: Survey of Discourse Analysis (3)
  • LING 438: Psycholinguistics (3)
  • LING 460: TESOL composition (3)
  • LING 470/ANTH 475: Language and Gender in Cross-Cultural Perspective (3)
  • LING 472: Language and Social Justice (writing intensive capstone)

 Admission Requirements:         

ASLD 101 (American Sign Language 1), and ASLD 102 (American Sign Language 2) with a grade of C or better

 

Minors you may want to add if you are an ASLD major:

  • Linguistics- TESOL
  • Spanish
  • Translation- under RGRLL

 

 ASLD B.A. 4 year plan