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Undergraduate American Sign Language Courses

ASL 111 Beginning American Sign Language I (A,R). Develops language skills in American Sign Language (receptive, expressive, interactive) and fosters understanding and appreciation of deaf culture. Content includes: expressive skills, finger spelling exercises, sentence formation, vocabulary, verbs, and readings on deaf culture. Video work is required. 3 Cr. 3 Cr.

ASL 112 Beginning American Sign Language II (A,R). Prerequisite: ASL 111. Develops language skills in American Sign Language (receptive, expressive, interactive) and fosters understanding and appreciation of deaf culture. Content includes expressive skills, finger-spelling exercises, sentence formation, vocabulary, verbs, and readings on deaf culture. Video work is required. 3 Cr. 3 Cr.

ASL 211 Intermediate American Sign Language I (A,R). Prerequisite ASL 112. Emphasizes and expands on grammar, syntax, spatial referencing, classifiers and vo¬cabulary development. Develops communicative competencies in ASL conversations beyond the basic level. Fluency and accuracy of fingerspelling will be developed as well as the use of lexiclized signs. 3 Cr. 3 Cr.

ASL 212 Intermediate American Sign Language II (A,R). Prerequisite ASL 211. Continues to advance ASL grammar and vocabulary. Sentence constructions will be reviewed and expanded, and classifiers as well as non-manual behaviors will be developed. Advances fluency in fingerspelling, lexicalized signs and numbering. The use of space in basic ASL discourse will be expanded. 3 Cr. 3 Cr.