Minor in American Sign Language

 A minor in American Sign Language requires a total of 23 hours of coursework. These include:

Minor in American Sign Language
SGNL 1401Elementary American Sign Language I4
SGNL 1402Elementary American Sign Language II4
SGNL 2311Intermediate American Sign Language I3
SGNL 2312Intermediate American Sign Language II3
Advanced courses in DSSL or WOLC (six hours of which must be taken in residence.)9
Total Hours23

Foreign Language Requirement

The 12-14 semester hour requirement consists of four courses in one language: 1411 (or 1401), 1412 (or 1402), 2311, and 2312. These courses must be taken in sequence. No two courses in the series may be taken concurrently without the written approval of the Department Chair. The requirement reads “12-14 hours” to accommodate transfer students from institutions that award only 3 hours credit for each semester of the first year.

Credit-by-Examination/Placement Examination

The University offers a subject exam in order to determine the amount of credit to be given for courses which need not be taken because of adequate performance on the examination. Inquiries should be directed to the SHSU Testing Center.