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. 

Units: 4.00

Offered: (Fa,Sp,Sm)

UC*, CSU*, Associate Degree Applicable

Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None

Lecture: Minimum 64 hours per semester

Departmental Recommendation: Eligibility for ENGL 101. Concurrent enrollment in ASL 115.


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

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