(1) If the State Board of Higher Education determines that enrollment is sufficient to make an American Sign Language class economically viable and if qualified instructors are available, the board may offer to students courses for credit in American Sign Language at any institution of higher education within the Oregon University System. Such courses shall satisfy any second language elective requirement.
(2) The State Board of Higher Education is encouraged to continue to:
(a) Coordinate with the State Board of Education and the Oregon School for the Deaf to develop curricula for American Sign Language courses;
(b) Implement programs to locate and prepare qualified teachers and interpreters of American Sign Language; and
(c) Assist institutions of higher education in identifying local and regional needs and resources available for American Sign Language courses. [1995 c.687 §3; 2007 c.858 §82]
Note: 351.117 was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 351 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.Section: Previous 351.094 351.095 351.097 351.100 351.105 351.110 351.115 351.117 351.120 351.130 351.140 351.150 351.153 351.155 351.160 Next
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