American Sign Language

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American Sign Language

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Program Information

The Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics does not offer a degree program or certificate but does offer courses in American Sign Language.

Students will learn about the history of and perspectives on the language and the signing community in Canada with which thousands of Deaf and hearing people are associated. How this community is integrated as part of the macro-community of Canada is discussed. Information on socio-cultural values of this community is incorporated as part of these courses.