ASL 101 (4)

American Sign Language I 

Principles, methods, and techniques for acquiring basic skills using American sign language, with emphasis on developing visual and receptive skills and basic communication. General Education: Options. Four lecture. Spring, Fall, Summer. May be taken for S/U credit with instructor approval.

 

ASL 102 (4)

American Sign Language II 

Further emphasis on American Sign Language vocabulary, grammar, receptive, and expressive technique development. Prerequisite: ASL 101 or Consent of Instructor. General Education: Options. Four lecture. Spring, Fall, Summer. May be taken for S/U credit with instructor approval.

 

ASL 110 (3)

Intro to Deaf Studies

Overview of deaf cultural issues and historical perspectives, education for deaf and hard-of-hearing children, laws pertaining to educational choices and rights of the deaf (no previous ASL required). General Education: Social and Behavioral Sciences.  Special Requirement: Contemporary Global/ International Awareness or Historical Awareness. Three lecture. May be taken for S/U credit with instructor approval if not desired for program or transfer credit.

 

ASL 201 (4)

American Sign Language III 

Enhanced focus on expressive and receptive American Sign Language sign skills. Application of syntactical and grammatical structure, idioms, body language, and cultural aspects of deafness. Prerequisite: *ASL 102 or Consent of Instructor. General Education: Options. Four lecture. Fall. May be taken for S/U credit with instructor approval.

 

ASL 202 (4)

American Sign Language IV 

Further development of American Sign Language communication skills with emphasis on spontaneous conversation, discussions, narratives, and register. Prerequisite: *ASL 201 or Consent of Instructor. Four lecture. General Education: Options. Four lecture. Spring. May be taken for S/U credit with instructor approval.

 

ASL 203 (4)

American Sign Language V 

Advanced study of American Sign Language through intensive application of communication skills, with an emphasis on spontaneous conversation, creativity, discussions, narratives, and register. Prerequisite: *ASL 202 or Consent of Instructor.  Four lecture. May be taken for S/U credit with instructor approval.

 

ASL 211 (3)

Fingerspelling & Numbers 

Overview of basic fingerspelling techniques. Concentration on receptive and expressive skills including manual alphabet production and numbers. Focus and continue methods, theory, and skill development including speed, dexterity, clarity, and loan signs. Also includes advanced use of numbers, prefixes, suffixes, and polysyllabic words. Prerequisite: ASL 101 or Consent of Instructor. Three lecture.  May be taken for S/U credit.

 

ASL 212 (4)

Linguistics & Grammar of ASL 

Advanced grammar and linguistic systems of American Sign Language; this course will focus on proper usage and syntax of ASL within Deaf culture. Prerequisite: *ASL 202 or Consent of Instructor. Co-requisite: *ASL 203 or Consent of Instructor. Four lecture. Maybe be taken for S/U credit with instructor approval.

 

*Course has additional pre or co requisite(s)

 

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