Aurora University

American Sign Language (Minor)

Why study American Sign Language?

American Sign Language (ASL) is the fourth most commonly used language in the United States. Learning ASL will empower you to bridge the gap between the hearing and deaf communities. This will give you an advantage in nearly any career field.

Why study American Sign Language at AU?

AU is one of very few universities to offer an ASL minor. As a minor, you will have experiences both inside and outside of the classroom.

Curriculum Highlights

    • Communication sciences and disorders
    • Deaf culture
    • Introductory, intermediate and advanced courses in ASL

Career opportunities

  • Business
  • Law
  • Policing
  • Social Service
  • Teaching

Prepare for your future

An ASL minor will equip you with the skills employers value most: communicating your ideas, analyzing a problem, and working with others to find a solution. In a job market that’s evolving faster than ever, you'll have the knowledge and tools to succeed in a variety of fields.