American Sign Language

American Sign Language I

AMSL110

In this introduction to American Sign Language, students develop visual receptive skills, with a focus on visual memory, visual discrimination, and gestural expressive skills, and learn basic ASL vocabulary and grammatical structures. This course introduces students to the American Deaf Community as a linguistic and cultural minority.

3 credits
Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None

American Sign Language II

AMSL111

This course continues the work begun in AMSL110; students develop visual receptive skills, with a focus on visual memory, visual discrimination, and gestural expressive skills, and learn basic ASL vocabulary and grammatical structures. Students further their association with the American Deaf Community as a linguistic and cultural minority.

3 credits
Prerequisite: AMSL I (C or better) or equivalent
Corequisite: None