ASL 101 American Sign Language I
Introduction to American Sign Language as used by the deaf community in the United States. Study of a basic vocabulary of approximately 400 signs, typical ASL sentence structures and social conventions involved in ASL. Discussion of the history of deaf education and the deaf community up to the end of the nineteenth century. Note: This course corresponds to the first year of high school American Sign Language.
UC*, CSU*, Associate Degree Applicable
Lecture: Minimum 64 hours per semester
Departmental Recommendation: Eligibility for ENGL 101