American Sign Language I

Credits: 3

Prerequisite: READ 0220 Reading Strategies, ENGL 0230 Writing Foundations or placement determined by assessment score

Co-Requisite: none

This course introduces the fundamentals of American Sign Language (ASL) used by the Deaf Community, including basic vocabulary, syntax, fingerspelling, and grammatical non-manual signals.  Questions, commands, and simple sentences are covered, leading to basic conversational skills. Students will gain cultural knowledge and increased understanding of the Deaf Community.

Transfer Curriculum Goal(s): 8

Offered Fall.