2023-2024 EGCC Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Jun 20, 2024  
2023-2024 EGCC Catalog and Student Handbook
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ASL 101 - Beginning American Sign Language I


Credits: 3

This course introduces the student to American Sign Language (ASL) and to the deaf culture in America. Focus is on building sign vocabulary, fingerspelling, grammar and syntax rules, facial expressions, use of personal space, mime and the development of sensitivity and awareness of the deaf community in America. The student is expected to acquire basic signing skills and sign vocabulary. This course is not designed to train the student to function as an interpreter for the deaf. Course may require participation in outside classroom activities/events that relate to the course outcomes.

Theory: 3



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