Undergraduate American Sign Language
2020 Spring Term
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BEGINNING AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE I
American Sign Language 141
This course focuses on the acquisition of American Sign Language (ASL) conversational skills. Students will learn conversational language and visual gestural strategies to promote ASL fluency. Grammatical principles and functions are emphasized, as well as appropriate cultural behaviors and conversational regulators in ASL. Students are also introduced to Deaf history and culture.
BEGINNING AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE II
American Sign Language 142
This course focuses on the acquisition of American Sign Language (ASL) conversational skills and builds on the foundation laid in ASL 141. Students will continue to learn conversational language and visual gestural strategies to promote ASL fluency. Grammatical principles and functions; appropriate cultural behaviors and conversational regulators; and Deaf history and culture are emphasized.
American Sign Language 296
Variable topics. Group activity. Not offered regularly in the curriculum but offered on topics selected on the basis of timeliness, need, and interest, and generally in the format of regularly scheduled Catalog offerings. Repeatable only with change of topic.
American Sign Language 498
Study of a selected topic or topics under the direction of a faculty member. Repeatable.