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ASL 111 American Sign Language IA

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Course Description

A basic course in American Sign Language with focus on everyday communication. Topics center around personal information and the immediate environment, including introducing oneself, exchanging personal information and communicating about surroundings and home. Grammar is introduced in context, with an emphasis on developing question and answer skills. Students rehearse conversation strategies for getting attention, asking for clarification, and correcting information to minimize misunderstanding. This course is equivalent to the first semester of the first year of high school Language Other Than English.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area 9C2
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area C2), UC