ASL121 Elementary American Sign Language I (3-0-3)
As the first half of the one-year sequence in elementary American Sign Language (ASL), this course introduces students to the process and structure of the language and provides basic skills necessary to use the language. Students' expressive (signing) and receptive (comprehension) skills are enhanced by an understanding of Deaf Culture. A minimum of five hours of additional ASL practice as prescribed by the insstructor is required. The course is designed for beginners.