Undergraduate Catalog

ASL 101 American Sign Language I

This course introduces the basics of American Sign Language (ASL). This course is designed for students with no or minimal sign language skills to develop basic skills in use of ASL and knowledge of Deaf culture. Emphasis is upon acquisition of comprehension, production and interactional skills using basic grammatical features. ASL will be taught within contexts and related to general surroundings and everyday life experiences. Passing both ASL 101 and ASL 102 is equivalent to passing ASL 111. (Offering as a dual listed course with the Center of Continuing Studies -- PST 301.)