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American Sign Language

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ASL& 121American Sign Language I5 CR HUMF

Introduces the basics of American Sign Language (ASL). Designed for students who have little or no previous knowledge of ASL. Readiness for learning will be approached via visual-gestural communication techniques, visual discrimination, and visual memory exercises. ASL questions, commands, and other simple sentence structures are introduced to develop rudimentary conversational skills in ASL. Information about the Deaf Community and Deaf Culture will be introduced.

Prerequisites: None

ASL& 122American Sign Language II5 CR HUMW

Continues development of American Sign Language (ASL) skills, with primary focus on refining the use of basic ASL sentence types. Pronominalization, classifiers, spatial referencing, pluralization, and temporal and distributional aspects are introduced. Students learn routine communicative functions of the language: asking, requesting, providing clarification, and giving and asking for directions. Information about the Deaf Community and Deaf Culture is included.

Prerequisites: ASL& 121 with a grade of C or better.

ASL& 123American Sign Language III:DIV5 CR HUM, DIVSp

Builds on skills learned in American Sign Language (ASL) II, adding more complex ASL grammatical features and vocabulary, short stories, narratives, and dialogues. Includes description of general surroundings, appropriate sequencing, temporal aspects and conditionals. Information about the Deaf Community and Deaf Culture will be included.

Prerequisites: ASL& 122 with a grade of C or better.

ASL 288Cooperative Work Experience1 CR - 15 CR

Provides work-based learning experience in a specific program of study. Individualized student outcomes are developed, focusing on behaviors that contribute to workplace success.

Prerequisites: Instructor or Cooperative Education Coordinator permission Concurrent requirements: COLL 289 or BTEC 294 or BUS 294 or IT 294 must be take prior to or concurrent with this course.

ASL 299Independent Study1 CR - 10 CR

Offers individualized learning opportunities for knowledge or skill development. Content and expectations are established between the student and instructor, and documented in an Independent Study contract.

Prerequisites: By instructor permission only.

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