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    Undergraduate Courses

    ASL 111 Beginning American Sign Language I (A,R)

    Develops language skills in American Sign Language (receptive, expressive, interactive) and fosters understanding and appreciation of deaf culture. Content includes: expressive skills, finger spelling exercises, sentence formation, vocabulary, verbs, and readings on deaf culture. Video work is required. 3 Cr.

    ASL 112 Beginning American Sign Language II (A,R)

    Prerequisite: ASL 111.

    Develops language skills in American Sign Language (receptive, expressive, interactive) and fosters understanding and appreciation of deaf culture. Content includes expressive skills, finger-spelling exercises, sentence formation, vocabulary, verbs, and readings on deaf culture. Video work is required. 3 Cr.

    ASL 211 Intermediate American Sign Language I (A,R)

    Prerequisite: ASL 112.

    Emphasizes and expands on grammar, syntax, spatial referencing, classifiers and vo¬cabulary development. Develops communicative competencies in ASL conversations beyond the basic level. Fluency and accuracy of fingerspelling will be developed as well as the use of lexiclized signs. 3 Cr.

    ASL 212 Intermediate American Sign Language II (A,R)

    Prerequisite: ASL 211.

    Continues to advance ASL grammar and vocabulary. Sentence constructions will be reviewed and expanded, and classifiers as well as non-manual behaviors will be developed. Advances fluency in fingerspelling, lexicalized signs and numbering. The use of space in basic ASL discourse will be expanded. 3 Cr.

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