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ASL 205 - Linguistics of American Sign Language

Conducted in American Sign Language (ASL), the course is descriptive and data-oriented rather than theoretical. The course gives an historical overview of social and linguistic events that influence transformations in ASL; introduction to structure and organizational properties of ASL as identified through linguistic research; review of other languages that share similar organizational principles; discussion of semantic hierarchy and framework for analyzing semantic properties of ASL.
Prerequisite: ASL 103 .
Co-requisites: ASL 200 , ASL 201  or permission of Division Dean’s Office..
3 lecture hours per week.
3 credit hours.