American Sign Language
Beginning signing for communication using American Sign Language. Provides an understanding of the conceptual aspects of the language. Addresses sentence structure. Includes the manual alphabet and approximately 500 signs for words and phrases. Incorporates manual and non-manual markers. Introduces deaf history and culture.
Intermediate signing for communication using American Sign Language. Introduction to broader vocabulary and development and practice of conversational skills. Additional information regarding the history and culture of ASL and the deaf is explored. Prerequisites: ASL&121 or instructor's signature.