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Course ID: 5990SB

Students will learn 1,000 signs and acquire knowledge of the manual alphabet. Students learn the language through lessons presented in context and through meaningful and experimental activities. Cultural awareness and cross-cultural adjustment skills are major components of this course. Students are introduced to Deaf culture, the history of American Sign Language (ASL), and the education of Deaf people. It is recommended that students have a “C” or above before proceeding to the next level.

  • 1 World Languages Credit