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ASL Communications Skills Certificate

The ASL Communications Skills Certificate (C1_INT1) is offered at LSC-CyFair and LSC-North Harris. For more information, please contact the Interpreter Training Department.

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Program Description

This 17 credit hour program concentrates on developing skills that are required for simple communication with ASL speakers. It is not intended to prepare students to perform as interpreters. Students who desire those skills should complete the associate of applied science degree.

The general education core will transfer to a variety of colleges and universities. Contact a counselor or faculty member at any of the colleges for specific information and to obtain the recommended sequencing of courses.

First Year Credits

First Semester Credits

Subject Number Title Credits
SGNL 1401 Beginning American Sign Language I 4
SLNG 1215 Visual/Gestural Communication 2
SLNG 1207 Intra-lingual Skills Development for Interpreters 2

TOTAL Credit Hours for First Semester:


Second Semester Credits

Subject Number Title Credits
SGNL1 1402 Beginning American Sign Language II 4
SLNG 1211 Fingerspelling and Numbers 2
SLNG 1317 Introduction to the Deaf Community 3

TOTAL Credit Hours Second Semester:


Total Credits

TOTAL Credits for
ASL Communications Skills Certificate



  1. Capstone course