World Languages

  • American Sign Language I

    Grades 9-12

    1 unit of credit

    This is a course in the fundamentals of American Sign Language (ASL).  Students will begin to understand and communicate in ASL.  Communication skills using practical vocabulary are emphasized.  Students also begin to study the culture of the deaf community.  

    Session 1, 8 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.


  • American Sign Language II

    Grades 10-12

    1 unit of credit

    In ASL II, the student will further their ability to communicate in American Sign Language. Communication skills using practical vocabulary are emphasized and students will continue to study the culture of the Deaf community. Prerequisite: Completion of ASL I with a C or better.

    Session 1, 8 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.


  • American Sign Language III

    Grades 11-12

    1 unit of credit

    In ASL III, the student will further their ability to communicate in American Sign Language. Communication skills using practical vocabulary are emphasized and students will continue to study the culture of the Deaf community. The study of American Sign Language enriches the entire educational experience of students by connecting with other disciplines in the school curriculum and encourages students to develop a greater understanding of their own language and cultures. Students will increase their competence and self-confidence for living and working in diverse communities and will be expected to consistently demonstrate competencies introduced in ASL I and ASL II as they further their understanding of American Sign Language and Deaf culture.  Prerequisite: Completion of ASL II with a C or better.

    Session 1, 8 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.