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ASL 111 - American Sign Language 1

3 credit hours - Three hours weekly; one term.
This course meets the Arts & Humanities General Education Requirement. 

Survey current systems of manual communications with an emphasis on American Sign Language. Focus on the manual alphabet, fingerspelling and vocabulary acquisition as well as on syntactical and grammatical structures that govern the language. Upon completion, students will have studied approximately 500 lexical sign items and be able to communicate in a rudimentary manner with deaf and hard-of-hearing children and adults.