Human Services

American Sign Language and Deaf Culture Studies - Important Dates

CAMPUS:Alberta School for the Deaf
ACCREDITATION:Certificate

Three options - choose yours

Starting in fall 2019 you can choose to take our American Sign Language and Deaf Culture Studies program full-time.
 
This is the newest option for this certificate program offered at the Alberta School for the Deaf in Edmonton. You'll be able to complete the certificate in one academic year.
 
We will continue to offer the part-time and online options through 2020.
 
Check the drop downs for schedules.
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Full-time schedule

Academic 2019-2020

Semester 1 - Sept 3 - Dec 13, 2019
 Semester 2 - Jan 6 - April 24, 2020
ASL 101 American Sign Language Level I Part A
ASL 301 American Sign Language Level III Part A
ASL 102 American Sign Language Level I Part B
ASL 302 American Sign Language Level III Part B
ASL 201 American Sign Language Level II Part A
ASL 303* - changed course. Details to come. 
ASL 202 American Sign Language Level II Part B
LS 101 Deaf Culture & Community I
CO 118 Communication Skills
LS 102 Deaf Culture & Community II
                                                           
Part-time & online schedule

Academic 2018 - 2020

The part-time, evening face-to-face program runs over a 2-year period at the Alberta School for the Deaf in Edmonton. The online programs has the same timeline.
 
Courses are offered online Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6 pm - 9 pm.
 
September - December 2018
ASL 101 American Sign Language
Level I Part A
Sept 4 - Dec 11
Tuesday evenings
6 - 9 pm
$640.40
CO 118 Communication Skills
Sept 6 - Dec 13 Thursday evenings
6 - 9 pm
$424.20
January - April 2019
ASL 102 American Sign Language
Level I Part B
Jan 8 - Feb 26
Tuesdays & Thursdays
6 - 9 pm
$640.40
ASL 201 American Sign Language
Level II Part A
Feb 28 - Apr 18
Tuesdays & Thursdays
6 - 9 pm
$640.40
 
Classes run Tuesdays and Thursdays 6 pm - 9 pm. (This schedule is subject to change)
Application and registration - part-time & online only
  1. You must apply through applyalberta to be accepted in the program
  2. You don't have to register for individual courses. You are block registered in your courses
Refund and withdrawal policy for part-time & online study
  • All refunds are subject to a $100 administration fee.
  • If you withdraw two full days before the course starts, you will receive a 100% refund minus the $100 administration fee.
  • If you withdraw after the first class and before the second class, you will receive a 50% refund.
  • There are no refunds after the second class.
  • You must notify Lakeland College if you withdraw.  Not attending a class doesn't qualify as a notice of withdrawal.
If you start an online class, there is no refund.
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