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  • ASL 101 - Introductory American Sign Language I
    This professional elective course is designed for hearing students wishing to acquire some of the basic vocabulary and grammatical structures of American Sign Language (ASL). Through active participation, students learn to communicate in ASL, developing their ability to understand and use ASL fingerspelling, simple affirmative and interrogative statements. Students also learn to converse in ASL. By the end of this course, students should know 500 signs. Students with restricted dexterity may find the production of signs challenging.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
  • ASL 201 - Introductory American Sign Language II
    This course is designed for hearing students with some basic knowledge of ASL who wish to acquire the necessary vocabulary and grammatical structures to conduct basic conversations in American Sign Language (ASL). Quantifiers and classifiers are covered, as are tense and number indicators. Verb inflections and adverb modulations are also explained. By the end of this course, students should know around 1000 signs. Students with restricted dexterity may find this course challenging.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
    Prerequisites: ASL 101
  • ASL 301 - Intermediate American Sign Language I
    This course is for hearing students with good knowledge of ASL wishing to develop their use of signed vocabulary and complex grammatical structures. The use of quantifiers is emphasized in describing objects and providing location. Verb inflections and adverb modulations are covered. By the end of this course, students should know 1500 signs and be able to conduct conversations involving several people, expressing emotions and feelings. Students with restricted dexterity may find this course challenging.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
    Prerequisites: ASL 201
  • ASL 401 - Intermediate American Sign Language II
    This course is for hearing students with good knowledge of ASL wishing to develop their use of specialized vocabulary. Students work on acquiring new vocabulary based on their professional or personal interests. By the end of this course, students should know 2000 signs and be able to conduct conversations involving several people, expressing emotions and feelings, in a variety of everyday and professional situations. Students with restricted dexterity may find this course challenging.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
    Prerequisites: ASL 301