American Sign Language Course Listings

See the sign language interpreting major in addition to the major in teaching ASL and minor in ASL described below.

Major in American Sign Language with P-12 teacher education

69 credit hours

  • ASL 101-102, ASL 1 and ASL 28
  • ASL 201-202, ASL 3 and ASL 48
  • ASL 204,  ASL 54
  • ASL 220, Deaf History 3
  • INT 210, Introduction to Interpreting 3
  • Semester at Gallaudet University (courses chosen in consultation with advisor) 12
  • Teacher education courses (including student teaching) 31

Planning guide for ASL education

First & second years Goshen Core
ASL 1-4, as needed
Deaf History
Introduction to Interpreting
Introduction to Education
Education courses
Third year Goshen Core
ASL 5
Semester at Gallaudet
Courses in major
Fourth year Student teaching (fall)
Education senior seminar
Balance of major courses
Balance of Goshen Core

Planning and advising notes

Students with a major in American Sign Language teacher education or a minor in American Sign Language must earn a grade of C or above in each course in the major. Courses may be repeated only once to attempt a higher grade.

Minor in American Sign Language

19 credit hours

  • ASL 101-102, ASL 1 and ASL 28
  • ASL 201-202, ASL 3 and ASL 48
  • ASL 220, Deaf History 3