American Sign Language

About Us

In the Spring of 2012 the Board of Regents approved ASL for foreign/modern language credit under Area C. On April 14, 2014 the Undergraduate Council of the College of Arts and Sciences approved ASL for credit in Area F. For more information, contact Linda King at in the OAA in A&S.

If you are not an active student at GSU, you may apply as a post baccalaureate student through the undergrad admissions office in the college of arts & sciences in order to register for EXC 1001, 1002, 2001, and 2002. You can reach that office at 404-413-2500 for more info.

We now offer a B.A. in Sign Language Interpreting program. Learn  more »

About Our Lab

The American Sign Language Visual Resources Lab has been active since January, 2015 and is located on the 3rd floor in room 348 at the College of Education & Human Development. For more information about the lab, contact

The College of Education & Human Development provides courses in American Sign Language through the ESC department. You may access these classes through GoSolar under the Exceptional Children category in the drop-down course list. These include:For Area C Credit
EXC 1001- Elementary American Sign Language 1
EXC 1002- Elementary American Sign Language 2
EXC 2001- Intermediate American Sign Language 1
EXC 2002- Intermediate American Sign Language 2For Area F or Elective Credit
EXC 4370- American Sign Language and Culture 1
EXC 4380- American Sign Language and Culture 2For Graduate Credit
EXC 6370- American Sign Language I
EXC 6380- American Sign Language II

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ASL Course Coordinator and ASLVR Lab Director:

Dr. Judith Emerson

For Information regarding the B.A. Sign Language Interpreting Program of Study, contact:

Ms. Damita Boyd