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 d/Deaf education and the Deaf community up to the end of the nineteenth century. NOTE: This course may require attendance to Deaf community events.
UC*, CSU*, Associate Degree Applicable
Lecture: Minimum 64 hours per semester
Departmental Recommendation: Eligibility for ENGL 101. Concurrent enrollment in ASL 115.