American Sign Language (ASL)

ASL 101 Elementary American Sign Language I 3

American Sign Language with emphasis on the development of basic receptive and expressive skills. ASL grammar will be covered to develop rudimentary conversational skills in ASL. Introduction to deaf culture and community.

Notes: May not receive credit for both ASL 101 and SES 101.

ASL 102 Elementary American Sign Language II 3

Development of conversational skills in American Sign Language (ASL). Review of origin and application of contemporary manual communication systems.

Prerequisites: ASL 101 or permission of instructor.

Notes: May not receive credit for both ASL 102 and SES 102.

ASL 203 Intermediate American Sign Language I 3

Continuation of Sign Language II with an increased emphasis on expressive skills, receptive skills, linguistic knowledge, and integration of cultural behaviors in conversational settings.

Prerequisites: ASL 102 or permission of instructor.

Notes: May not receive credit for both ASL 203 and SES 203.

ASL 204 Intermediate American Sign Language II 3

Continuation of American Sign Language III with an increased emphasis on expressive skills, linguistic knowledge, and integration of cultural behaviors in conversational settings.

LEC: GFL

Prerequisites: ASL 203 or permission of instructor or placement test.

Notes: Community lab hours required. May not receive credit for both ASL 204 and SES 204.

ASL 245 Introduction to the Deaf Community 3

Introduction to the diverse members of the Deaf Community with emphasis on Deaf people as a linguistic and cultural minority. Focus is on historical, educational, political, social, and vocational issues.

Prerequisites: ASL 101 or permission of instructor.

Notes: May not receive credit for both ASL 245 and SES 245.