Catalog 2019-2020 
    Dec 03, 2020  
Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ASL& 121 American Sign Language I

5 credits
The student will learn the basic manual alphabet, vocabulary, numbers and phrases used in everyday communication, while developing an understanding and appreciation of Deaf Culture.

Course Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course the student will:

  • Compose and construct sentences using ASL grammatical structure
  • Articulate pattern phrases in both receptive and expressive communication
  • Use basic vocabulary to ask and respond to questions using ASL
  • Implement a variety of strategies when communicating with the Deaf
  • Demonstrate cultural competence through the exploration of deaf history, deaf culture, community
  • Effectively use ASL signs, vocabulary and finger spelling in meaningful daily conversation

Total Hours: 50 Lecture Hours: 50