American Sign Language (ASL)

ASL 101
American Sign Language I
5 Units (AA/AS; Citrus C2; CSU; CSUGE C2)

Grade Mode: Pass/No Pass, Standard Letter

Strongly recommended: ENGL 101.

A beginning course designed to introduce students to the visual- gestural richness of American Sign Language as it is used within the Deaf culture. Introduces students to ASL's basic structures and vocabulary while developing students' expressive skills and understanding of fingerspelling and basic conversational strategies. Provides an introduction to the Deaf Community and culture. 90 hours.

ASL 102
American Sign Language II
5 Units (AA/AS; Citrus C2; CSU; CSUGE C2)
90 lecture hours

Grade Mode: Pass/No Pass, Standard Letter

Prerequisite(s): ASL 101.

Strongly recommended: ENGL 101.

A continuation of ASL 101 designed to enhance proficiency in the visual- gestural richness of American Sign Language as it is used within the Deaf culture. Increased emphasis on ASL's basic structures and vocabulary while further developing students' expressive skills and understanding of fingerspelling and basic to intermediate level conversational strategies. Provides further exposure to the Deaf Community and culture.