ASL 110: Introduction to the Deaf Community

Discipline: American Sign Language

Credit Hours: 3

A survey of American Sign Language and deaf culture. Emphasis on American Sign Language structure, history, and usage. Discussion of a socio-cultural perspective of deaf people, including readings from anthropology, sociology, linguistics, and education. Includes an examination of American attitudes toward sign language and deaf culture. Assessment: journals, written examinations, and oral presentations.

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