Sign Language (American)

"Doing the ASL course really opened my eyes to how I can walk in [to a room], introduce myself and let people know I’m not Deaf, but I can sign."

Katie Witt
Head Coach, Canadian Men's Deaf Curling Team

If you work or live with people who are Deaf or hard of hearing, learning American Sign Language can help you understand how to use your hands, face and body to communicate. 

Our courses teach you the predominant sign language of North America by immersing you in the language and facilitating simple conversations.

Not sure which level is right for you? Read our overview of course language levels to find the level that suits your experience and skills.

Courses and Programs



Sign Language (American)

UBC Award of Achievement Program
The UBC Award of Achievement in American Sign Language (ASL) develops your fluency in the predominate sign language used by half a million North Americans. LEARN MORE