This educational program focuses on the scientific and scholarly study of the structure, development, and use of American Sign Language (ASL) and other visual signed languages, both as vehicles for communication within the deaf community and in relation to spoken and written languages. This program frequently includes in depth instruction in cognitive linguistics; comparative linguistics; sociolinguistics of the deaf community; ASL and sign language syntax, phonology, and morphology; and studies of specific sign languages, including, but not limited to, ASL, LSF (French Sign Language), Auslan (Australian Sign Language), HamNoSys (German Sign Language), Shuwa jiten (Japanese Sign Language), and Gestuno.
The directory below includes regionally and/or nationally accredited Linguistics of Asl and Other Sign Language schools, colleges and universities.
Ozark Christian College
|Phone Number:||(417) 624-2518|
|School Type:||4-year private not-for-profit|
|Awards Offered:||1-year certificate
|Campus setting:||Small city|
|Student Population:||675 (675 undergraduate)|
|Student-to-faculty Ratio:||17 to 1|