ASL 1101

ASL 1101

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

Students with no previous background in American Sign Language (ASL) will be introduced to basic conversational techniques in ASL, including both expressive and receptive skills.  Basic grammar and vocabulary will be covered, including explanations of the fundamental parts of a sign, proper use of fingerspelling, and the significance of non-manual features. Instruction will be supplemented with videos, allowing students to begin exploring the visual literature of the Deaf community in the United States. Readings and class discussions will acquaint students with American Deaf culture, history and education, and the historical development of ASL.

When Offered Fall, Spring.

Forbidden Overlaps Forbidden Overlap: due to an overlap in content, students will not receive credit for both LING 1111 and ASL 1101.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17835ASL 1101  SEM 101

  • For similar description during pre-enroll, see description for LING 1111.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17836ASL 1101  SEM 102

  • For similar description during pre-enroll, see description for LING 1111.