American Sign Language

  • ASL 1510 Introductory Sign Language I

    Students will gain a working knowledge of manual communication, including sign language, fingerspelling, conceptualization, structure, and syntax of American Sign Language. An introduction to cultural and historical perspectives of the Deaf community is also emphasized. Eligibility: ENG 1510. Master Course Syllabus

  • ASL 1520 Introductory Sign Language II

    Students will continue to sharpen their skill level and understanding of American Sign Language conceptualization, structure, and syntax. Students will expand their repertoire of American Sign Language vocabulary, including key phrases that are necessary for day-to-day interaction. Comprehension of cultural and historical perspectives of the Deaf community will progress and deepen. Prerequisite: ASL 1510; or two years high school ASL and Eligibility: ENG 1510. Master Course Syllabus

  • ASL 8502 ASL Interpreting I

    Students will be introduced to the fundamental techniques and theories that are essential in the development of an effective interpreter. Students will enhance ASL proficiencies and become more adaptable by expanding sign recognition and by learning to substitute words or signs that express fundamental concepts. Students will acquire and rehearse essential methods to summarize and paraphrase through unrehearsed and unscripted exercises. Prerequisite: ASL 1520. J fall. Master Course Syllabus