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ASL 101 - American Sign Language I


This course is designed to introduce the student to American Sign Language, the visual-gestural language of Deaf persons, and Deaf Culture and to develop receptive and expressive communication skills with incorporation of visual-gestural techniques, ASL vocabulary, basic rules of grammar, syntax and some cultural features of the Deaf community.
Prerequisite:  Students whose records and tests indicate the need for review in the fundamentals of language will be assigned to Communication skills courses.   Pre-requisite: ENG 097 , if required.
Co-requisite: ASL 102 , except when taken as modern language requirement only.
4 lecture hours per week.
4 credit hours.