Manual Communication, Certificate

Certificate in Manual Communication (H70007C)

Program Contact
Mrs. Kimberly Bass
Formal Title:  Assistant Professor of Instruction
Secondary Title:  American Sign Language Coordinator
Phone:  330-972-4612

The following information has official approval of The School of Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology and The College of Health and Human Sciences, but is intended only as a guide. Completion of this certificate is contingent upon many factors, including but not limited to: class availability, total number of required credits, work schedule, finances, family, course drops/withdrawals, successfully passing courses, prerequisites, among others.

The following courses constitute a “Certificate in Manual Communication” and must be completed with a minimum grade point average of 2.0 overall for the certificate to be noted on the student’s record. This Certificate is open to undergraduate majors in any discipline as well as persons with a baccalaureate degree from the University or any other accredited institution. This certificate may also be earned independent of earning a degree.


Required Courses18
Total Hours18

Required Courses

SLPA:101American Sign Language I3
SLPA:102American Sign Language II3
SLPA:201American Sign Language III3
SLPA:202American Sign Language IV3
SLPA:222Survey of Deaf Culture in America2
SLPA:245First Responders to the Deaf Community4
Total Hours18