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ASL - American Sign Language & Interpreter Education

ASL 101

AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE I

(4 CR.)

Introduces the fundamentals of American Sign Language (ASL) used by the Deaf community, including basic vocabulary, syntax, fingerspelling, and grammatical non-manual signals. Focuses on communicative competence. Develops gestural skills as a foundation for ASL enhancement. Introduces cultural knowledge and increases understanding of the Deaf Community. Lecture 4 hours per week.

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