American Sign Language (ASL)

Courses

ASL 1441. BEGINNING AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE I.  4 hours.
Introduction to the basic production (expressive skills) and comprehension (receptive skills) of American Sign Language (ASL). Includes the manual alphabet and numbers, develops conversational ability, introduces Deaf culture, and exposes students to ASL grammar.

ASL 1442. BEGINNING AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE II.  4 hours.
Builds on production (expressive skills) and comprehension (receptive skills) of American Sign Language (ASL) developed in ASL 1441. Includes the manual alphabet and numbers, conversational skills, in-depth discussion of Deaf culture, and continuous exposure to ASL grammar. Prerequisite: ASL 1441, or the equivalent, with a grade of C or better.

ASL 2313. INTERMEDIATE AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE I.  3 hours.
Expands on expressive and receptive skills of American Sign Language (ASL) developed in ASL 1442, adding more complex grammatical features, vocabulary, and communicative activities, as well as continued discussion of Deaf culture. Prerequisite: ASL 1442, or the equivalent, with a grade of C or better.

ASL 2314. INTERMEDIATE AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE II.  3 hours.
Expands on the expressive and receptive skills, grammar, and vocabulary of American Sign Language (ASL) developed in ASL 2313, including more complex communicative activities and discussion of the use of culturally significant topics relating to the Deaf Community. Prerequisite: ASL 2313, or the equivalent, with a grade of C or better.