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▲ ASL 104 - American Sign Language I

( 2 :2 :0 ) 3 credits

This course provides a functional notational approach to learning American Sign Language (ASL), a visual-gestural language used by the Deaf Community. Students will be exposed to functional conversational skills of ASL. Students will participate in communicative activities within the classroom setting in order to develop expressive and receptive skills. Various skills-based activities will allow students to develop competency in ASL in order to express and understand signed conversations. This course is total immersion; talking will not be permitted in class. This course requires a minimum of 5 contact hours with the Deaf Community.

Offered in Fall and Spring semesters only.

 Note: This course requires students to be at college level reading and writing.