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AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE

A Language That Bridges

Acquiring and mastering American Sign Language provides a wider array of opportunities in building better communication bridges with a large community. ASL is one of the five most studied foreign languages in the nation, so having this skill set will lead to meaningful careers and allyship in the Deaf community and culture. At Southwestern, students can take the initial step into the journey of acquiring ASL.

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The Southwestern College American Sign Langauge program offers students introductory courses in developing skills to employ interpersonal communication with Deaf and hard of hearing individuals in vocational settings with entry-level positions.

Here are a few career options where ASL can come in handy:

  • Customer Services
  • Healthcare
  • Public Services
  • Education
  • Clerical Services

Come learn American Sign Language and build bridges!

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