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American Sign Language

MINOR - 15 Credit Hours

To earn a Minor, complete 4 semesters of ASL and 1 semester of Deaf Culture.

  • FL 120A - 3 CR HRS - Beginning Sign Language 
  • FL 120B - 3 CR HRS - Beginning Sign Language 
  • FL 220A - 3 CR HRS - Intermediate Sign Language  
  • FL 220B - 3 CR HRS - Intermediate Sign Language 
  • FL 370   - 3 CR HRS - Deaf Culture 

Check out our ASL Minor Check Sheet


Faculty

Pamela J. Walker, Senior Lecturer, teaches beginning and intermediate American Sign Language (ASL). Her courses are popular and reach capacity-level quickly. Her near-perfect class evaluations lend credence to her excellent teaching style. She is the past recipient of SIU Carbonadale's Outstanding NTT Teacher of 2010 award (nominated by then-interim chair, Dr. David Johnson). Pam was also chosen as one of 50 nationwide finalists to attend a week-long seminar at Julliard's School of Music, "Interpreting for the Theatre", studying with four of the nation's top interpreters.

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pjwalker@siu.edu
Phone: 618-453-5410

  • B.A., Westfield State College (Elementary and Special Education), 1982
  • M.A., Gallaudet University (Education of the Deaf), 1984

Teaching Interests and Specialties:

  • American Sign Language
  • Deaf Culture
  • History of Deaf Education in America

Other Areas of Interest:

  • Theatrical and Religious Interpreting

Brittany Frederick, Assistant Lecturer, teaches beginning and intermediate American Sign Language (ASL).

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brittany.frederick@siu.edu
Phone: 618-453-5419

  • B.A., Columbia College Chicago (ASL/English Intepretation), 2010
  • M.A.Ed., Illinois College (Education), 2015
  • Ph.D., The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (Organizational Leadership), ABD

Teaching Interests and Specialties:

  • American Sign Language and Linguistics
  • Deaf Culture and History
  • Educational Interpreting/Transliteration

Other Areas of Interest:

  • Deaf View/Image Art (De'VIA)

For more information on ASL courses, download the Languages, Cultures, and International Trade 2017-2018 catalog section here.