American Sign Language (ASL)

ASL 101 American Sign Language I (3 credits)

This course will provide the learner with fingerspelling and basic sign language skills. Students will gain knowledge of the deaf culture, hearing loss and its implications, and various communication systems used by the deaf. Fulfills the GEP non-native language requirement.

Attributes: Undergraduate

ASL 102 American Sign Language II (3 credits)

This course will serve to supplement the beginner’s course by providing more in-depth study of the deaf, their culture and the various communication systems used by the deaf. Conversational abilities should be attained by the end of this class. Pre-requisite: ALS 101 or permission of the instructor. Fulfills the GEP non-native language requirement.

Prerequisites: Language Placement with a score of ES102 or ASL 101

Attributes: Undergraduate

ASL 201 Intermediate Amer Sign Lang I (3 credits)

Continuing American Sign Language instruction for intermediate learners. Focus is on receptive, expressive and conversational competence, based on a total immersion approach. Emphasis is placed on topics that which naturally occur within the Deaf community. Students will have the opportunity to develop relationships with members of the Deaf community through outside interactions, which are encouraged in order to increase linguistic and cultural knowledge. Pre-requisite:. Fulfills the GEP non-native language requirement.

Prerequisites: ASL 102

Attributes: Undergraduate

ASL 202 Intermediate Amer Sign Lang II (3 credits)

This course will continue American Sign Language for intermediate learners. The focus continues to be on honing receptive, expressive and conversational competence, based on a total immersion approach. Students will still have the opportunity to develop relationships with the Deaf community through outside interactions. Fulfills the GEP non-native language requirement.

Prerequisites: ASL 201

Attributes: Undergraduate