The undergraduate minor in American Sign Language (ASL) requires 15 s.h. of ASL course work, including 12 s.h. in advanced courses numbered 2500 or above taken at the University of Iowa. Students must maintain a g.p.a. of at least 2.00 in all courses for the minor and in all UI courses for the minor. Course work in the minor may not be taken pass/nonpass.
The minor must include ASL:2002 American Sign Language IV or demonstrated equivalent proficiency. Only one American Sign Language in English course (prefix ASLE) may be applied to the minor in ASL; if students choose to apply an ASLE course toward the minor, it must be taken for 4 s.h.
Students may earn the minor in American Sign Language or the Certificate in American Sign Language and Deaf Studies, but not both.
The minor in American Sign Language requires the following course work.
|ASL:2002||American Sign Language IV||4|
|At least 11 s.h. from these:|
|ASL:3100||American Sign Language Conversation||3|
|ASL:3200||Topics in Deaf Studies||3|
|ASL:3300||American Deaf Culture||3|
|ASL:3400||Issues in ASL and Deaf Studies||3|
|ASL:3500||Deafness in the Media||3|
|ASL:3600||American Sign Language Literature||3|
|ASL:4201/HIST:4201||History of the American Deaf Community||3|
|ASLE:2500||Introduction to Interpreting||4|
|ASLE:3905/EDTL:3905||Teaching Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students||4|