Undergraduate Catalog

ASL 111 American Sign Language I and II

This accelerated course is designed for students with no or minimal American Sign Language (ASL) proficiency. In this introductory course, students will develop basic skills in the use of American Sign Language and introductory knowledge of Deaf Culture. This course will begin to prepare students for social interaction and academic discourse at Gallaudet University. 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 at Gallaudet.