American Sign Language (ASL)

American Sign Language (ASL) Courses

ASL 1013. American Sign Language: Basic I. (3-0) 3 Credit Hours. (TCCN = SGNL 1301)

A study of American Sign Language, including basic concepts and sign lexicon. Grammatical features, including structure of American Sign Language, will be stressed. Each student will be expected to demonstrate to the instructor basic expressive and receptive ASL skills.

ASL 1023. American Sign Language: Basic II. (3-0) 3 Credit Hours. (TCCN = SGNL 1302)

Prerequisite: ASL 1013 or consent of instructor. Continued study of American Sign Language including sign language colloquialisms used in conversational signing. Expands students’ receptive and expressive ASL skills and provides a summary of information currently available dealing with ASL grammatical structure and its sociolinguistic and pragmatic usage.