ASL 101. FIRST YEAR AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE I. 3 Credits.
Satisfies: completion of series satisfies the university foreign language requirement.
A basic introduction to American Sign Language (ASL) and Deaf Culture. ASL 101 includes basic ASL vocabulary, grammatical structures, and conversational behaviors. Focus will be placed on the development of the conceptual aspects of the language. Special emphasis will be placed on the cultural values and beliefs shared by the Deaf Community.