ASL - American Sign Language

ASL101 First Year American Sign Language I
4 credits    (4 lec hrs/wk)
Introduces the natural signed language of American Deaf people. Includes instruction in proper sign formation, ASL grammar and vocabulary, expressive and receptive skills. Emphasis on history of ASL, the Deaf community in North America, and Deaf education. Must be taken in sequence.

ASL102/103 First Year American Sign Language II & III
4 credits    (4 lec hrs/wk)
Continues instruction in the natural signed language of American Deaf people. Includes instruction in proper sign formation, ASL grammar and vocabulary, expressive and receptive skills. Emphasis on history of ASL, the Deaf community in North America, and Deaf education. Must be taken in sequence.

ASL201 Second Year American Sign Language I
4 credits    (4 lec hrs/wk)
Continues instruction in culturally-appropriate use of American Sign Language to communicate in the Deaf community. Introduces advanced vocabulary and grammatical aspects of ASL including temporal aspect and locative and semantic classifiers. Prerequisite: ASL103 with a “C” or better.

ASL202 Second Year American Sign Language II
 4 credits    (4 lec hrs/wk)
Continues instruction in American Sign Language. Includes interactive events and everyday use of the language. Introduces new vocabulary; descriptive, locative and instrument classifiers; and description and identification of objects. Prerequisite: ASL201 with a “C” or better.

ASL203 Second Year American Sign Language III
4 credits    (4 lec hrs/wk)
Continues instruction in American Sign Language. Introduces new vocabulary, durative temporal aspect and element  classifiers. Further practice of everyday use of the language. Prerequisite: ASL202 with a grade of “C” or better.
 



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