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American Sign Language Courses

ASL 121 (3-0-3)

Elementary American Sign Language I

As the first half of the one-year sequence in elementary American Sign Language (ASL), this course introduces students to the processes and structure of the language and provides the basic skills necessary to use the language. Students’ expressive (signing) and receptive (comprehension) skills are enhanced by an understanding of Deaf Culture. The course is designed for beginners.


ASL 122 (3-0-3)

Elementary American Sign Language II

As the second half of the one-year sequence in Elementary American Sign Language (ASL), this course continues the study of the processes and basic structures of ASL to provide higher level skills to use the language more fluently. Students’ expressive (signing) and receptive (comprehension) skills are enhanced by a deeper understanding of Deaf Culture.  
PR: ASL 121