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2021-2022 Catalog SVC 
    
2021-2022 Catalog SVC [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

American Sign Language Emphasis, Associate of Arts Direct Transfer Agreement, AA-DTA


Overview


American Sign Language courses, offered through the World Languages Department, are offered in a continuous, two-year program with courses that range from beginning to high intermediate levels. The courses are aimed at enabling students to gain proficiency in comprehension, speaking, reading, writing and cultural competence. These courses are transferable and meet humanities distribution, and/or elective requirements, depending on the specific degree sought or intended major. 

Sample Career Options


Transfer and Degree Requirements


If you are considering a major in this emphasis by transferring to a four-year college or university in Washington state, our Sample Schedule is designed to provide you with faculty recommended courses to complete your Associate of Arts Direct Transfer Agreement, AA-DTA degree. 

Your personal Educational Plan will vary based on many factors including:

  • The quarter you begin
  • How many classes/credits you can take in each quarter 
  • Your Math and English placement 
  • If you have credits you have already taken and plan to transfer them to SVC, visit the Enrollment Services  webpage
  • The college you are interested in transferring to
  • Other factors

To keep you on the best pathway, we encourage you to consult with the institution you want to transfer to as well as an SVC Academic Advisor, who will work with you to create a personalized Educational Plan and schedule that takes these factors into account.

For detailed information regarding the requirements that must be met to complete this degree, please review the Associate of Arts Direct Transfer Agreement information and details here: 

Sample Schedule Option


This Sample Schedule is provided as a guide for a traditional full-time student whose goal is to earn the Associate of Arts Direct Transfer Agreement, AA-DTA with an interest in American Sign Language. The courses are designed with the appropriate number of credits to meet degree requirements and are organized in a recommended sequence. Please consult an SVC advisor to schedule courses and develop a personalized educational plan.

First Year


Total Hours: 17

Total Hours: 18

3rd Quarter


Total Hours: 15

Second Year


4th Quarter


  • Humanities course (5), preferably in Learning Community format:
    See Distribution Lists - AA-DTA . Discuss specific course requirements with an SVC advisor. Students are responsible for checking specific major requirements of baccalaureate institutions.
  • Natural Sciences course (5), with lab, preferably in Learning Community format:
    See Distribution Lists - AA-DTA . Discuss specific course requirements with an SVC advisor. Students are responsible for checking specific major requirements of baccalaureate institutions.
  • Social Sciences course (5), preferably in Learning Community format:
    See Distribution Lists - AA-DTA . Discuss specific course requirements with an SVC advisor. Students are responsible for checking specific major requirements of baccalaureate institutions.
Total Hours: 15

5th Quarter


  • Credits: (5)
  • Humanities course (5), preferably in Learning Community format:
    See Distribution Lists - AA-DTA . Discuss specific course requirements with an SVC advisor. Students are responsible for checking specific major requirements of baccalaureate institutions.
  • Natural Sciences course (5), with lab, preferably in Learning Community format:
    See Distribution Lists - AA-DTA . Discuss specific course requirements with an SVC advisor. Students are responsible for checking specific major requirements of baccalaureate institutions.
Total Hours: 15

6th Quarter


  • Humanities course (5), preferably in Learning Community format:
    See Distribution Lists - AA-DTA . Discuss specific course requirements with an SVC advisor. Students are responsible for checking specific major requirements of baccalaureate institutions.
  • Natural Sciences course (5), with lab, preferably in Learning Community format:
    See Distribution Lists - AA-DTA . Discuss specific course requirements with an SVC advisor. Students are responsible for checking specific major requirements of baccalaureate institutions.
  • Social Sciences course (5), preferably in Learning Community format:
    See Distribution Lists - AA-DTA . Discuss specific course requirements with an SVC advisor. Students are responsible for checking specific major requirements of baccalaureate institutions.
Total Hours: 15