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American Sign Language (ASL) 

ASL may be used to fulfill the Language Proficiency Requirement* demonstrated by one of the following:

  • Complete the equivalent of an intermediate-level ASL course (excluding courses focused on deaf culture or fingerspelling) at the college level, with a C grade or better
  • Demonstrate intermediate-level ASL proficiency via CSUSM Proficiency Exam
  • Complete a K-12 mainstream program using ASL interpreters
  • Complete a K-12 deaf and hard-of-hearing full-time program
  • Approved online courses may be used to satisfy the Language Requirement

 *Global Studies majors may not use American Sign Language to satisfy the language requirement.