American Sign Language 1 (SIGN 1100)

The aim of this course is to develop the student's proficiency in the understanding and use of ASL vocabulary and grammatical structure. The student will learn basic grammatical features of ASL in a natural context during various communicative activities & daily interactions, using a functional approach. The student will also be introduced to non-manual signals including the use of ASL mouthing. Reinforcement or tutorial sessions will be conducted during lab sessions.
Course code: SIGN 1100
Credits: 6.0
Length: 120.0 hours
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1) English 12 with C or equivalent, or English Language Proficiency at an English 12 level, or equivalent
2) SIGN 1000 or equivalent OR
3) Admission to the ASL & Deaf Studies program


SIGN 1200 ASL Lab 1, SIGN 1300 Deaf Culture and Community 1, SIGN 1400 Becoming an Ally 1
& SIGN 1500 Public Speaking