2018 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 70. Schools
§70-3208.1. American Sign Language - Intent of Legislature - Courses and credit.

Universal Citation: 70 OK Stat § 70-3208.1 (2018)

It is the intent of the Legislature that American Sign Language be recognized as a foreign language. Any institution in The Oklahoma State System of Higher Education may, in accordance with Section 3208 of Title 70 of the Oklahoma Statutes, offer courses in American Sign Language and grant credit for such courses in the same manner as provided for other foreign language courses. Course credit earned by a student for American Sign Language classes taken in the public schools may be credited by an institution for purposes of meeting elective course entrance or graduation requirements or both entrance and graduation requirements.

Added by Laws 1982, c. 126, § 2, operative July 1, 1982. Amended by Laws 1991, c. 201, § 2, emerg. eff. May 17, 1991.

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