ASL

American Sign Language

  • ASL 1010 Beginning American Sign Language I

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    An introduction to fundamental vocabulary and conversational skills in American Sign Language, including basic sentence structure of ASL, fingerspelling and numbers and exposure to Deaf culture. Outside activity required.

  • ASL 1020 Beginning American Sign Language II

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    A continuation of the introduction to conversational skills in American Sign Language, including study of vocabulary and structure of ASL sentences, practice in conversation both receptive and expressive and exposure to Deaf culture. Outside activity required.

  • ASL 2010 Intermediate American Sign Language I

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    An intermediate course in American Sign Language that continues to develop grammatical and vocabulary competency, fluency in conversational ranges, and increases knowledge of the Deaf community and its cultural aspects. Outside activity required.

  • ASL 2020 Intermediate American Sign Language II

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    4
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    An expansion of the conversational skills and knowledge of American Sign Language that continues to develop expressive and receptive fluency, knowledge of grammatical features and the Deaf community and its cultural aspects. Outside activity required.

  • ASL 3010 Deaf Culture and Community

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Major concepts and issues in the field of deafness, integrating the disciplines of history, anthropology, linguistics, creative arts, and literature as they apply to deaf culture and the deaf community and the current cultural trends and issues.

  • ASL 3020 Deaf History in America

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    The multi-faceted history of the American Deaf community, exploring the 'deaf experience' through time.

  • ASL 4010 Aspects of Deaf Life

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Psychosocial aspects of deafness, examining the development and functioning of deaf persons, including intellectual functioning, personality issues, personal/social adjustment issues, and family dynamics.

  • ASL 4020 Communication Variations in Sign Language

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Exploration of the range of registers and signing styles of deaf persons depending on factors including age, experience, education, race, socio-economic level, degree of hearing loss.