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. * No credit granted if taken after ASL 102, ASL 103 or ASL 104.

Units: 4.00

Offered: (Fa,Sp, Sm)

UC*, CSU*, Associate Degree Applicable

Prerequisites: None

Lecture: Minimum 64 hours per semester

Departmental Recommendation: Eligibility for ENGL 101