Sign Language

Program Purpose: The American Sign Language courses prepare students with communication skills in a second language and provide an understanding of the cultural aspects of the deaf community.

Program Description: All of the American Sign Language courses at Ventura College provide instruction in receptive and expressive sign vocabulary, appropriate grammatical and affective facial expressions, syntax, and body modifiers.

Program student learning outcomes and mapping

The Foreign Language Department offers a multiple-semester sequence of courses in American Sign Language.