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ASL 200 - Academic American Sign Language


This course is designed to provide foundational development of students’ vocabulary and language skills in several content areas used in education, business, and consultative settings.  Students will be introduced to vocabulary genres such as medical, health, mathematics, science, egineering, technology, etc.  Not limited to he above, other genres such as psychology, Enlgish, art, social services can be touched on.  Along with application of the vocabulary, ASL linguistic features will be focused on numerical incorporation, indicating and depicting verbs, non-manual modifiers, grammatical aspects, use of fingerspelling as a semantic specification (flagging) and spatial mapping in appropriate ASL discourse structure.
Prerequisites: ASL 103  and ASL 104  
Co-requisites: ASL 201  and ASL 205  
3 credit hours