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Foundational American Sign Language undergraduate badge

A badge is a digital record of achievement that recognizes completion of a coherent and meaningful academic experience. You can link your digital badges to online résumés and portfolios, career websites, or social media. This gives you a way to share experiences, competencies, or knowledge with current and future employers, professional and community organizations, recruiters, and graduate programs.

Program Overview

This badge signifies competency in the foundational skills required to communicate in American Sign Language (ASL). This badge is not a credential for providing interpreting services to Deaf/Hard of Hearing individuals. The Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs administers credentials for interpreting in Michigan.

Anyone admitted to Grand Valley as a degree-seeking or nondegree seeking learner may complete this badge.

Why Earn a Foundational ASL Badge at Grand Valley?

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