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Learn to communicate using American Sign Language

 

Explore the history and culture of the American Deaf community

 

Examine the literature and linguistics of ASL

Major & Minor

Pursue a degree or take courses in American Sign Language (ASL).

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Study in Paris

Participate in a unique experience of Deaf culture, history, and sign language in France.

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ASL Club

Enrich the University community’s understanding of ASL, other signed languages, and Deaf Culture.

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clusters

ASL clusters are available in the humanities and the social sciences.

Why Study ASL?

At Rochester, we approach the study of ASL from cultural, linguistic, and scientific perspectives. Studying ASL prepares you for entering a variety of professions, including counseling, interpreting, research, education, and health care.

The Deaf Community

Because the city of Rochester has a large Deaf population, our students can learn and use ASL outside the classroom at community events and lectures, theatrical performances, and more.



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