Development of conversational fluency in ASL. Students will accurately recognize and produce ASL with appropriate non-manual behaviors and grammatical features. Development of linguistic/cultural behaviors conducive to the deaf community and awareness of, and respect for deaf culture. Receptive and expressive skills are fostered. (4 cr. hrs.) (ASN). Prerequisite: Eligible to enroll in ENGL 1010. Lecture/laboratory. Meets the General Education requirement in Foreign Language for students who transfer to programs leading to certification in elementary and secondary education or to careers in health or social service agencies where there is likely to be significant contact with the hearing-impaired.
American Sign Language I