American Sign Language (ASL)

Courses

ASL 141   BEGINNING AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE I   4 Units

This course focuses on the acquisition of American Sign Language (ASL) conversational skills. Students will learn conversational language and visual gestural strategies to promote ASL fluency. Grammatical principles and functions are emphasized, as well as appropriate cultural behaviors and conversational regulators in ASL. Students are also introduced to Deaf history and culture.