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ASL110M - American Sign Language I (3-0-3)

An introductory course that provides non-native signers with the opportunity to study American Sign Language. Emphasis is on the development of visual receptive and expressive skills necessary for effective communication with deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals. Through a variety of classroom experiences, students will learn to recognize and produce both manual and non-manual behaviors that reflect an understanding of the language’s grammatical, semantic, spatial and cultural frameworks. (Fulfills Foreign Language requirement)