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American Sign Language

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ASL& 121 American Sign Language I • 5 Cr.

Introduces the basic vocabulary and grammar of ASL for the beginning student and reviews the cultural aspects of deafness. Fulfills humanities course requirement at BC.

ASL& 122 American Sign Language II • 5 Cr.

Develops skills for the student with a basic knowledge of ASL. Focus is on the rules of grammar, idioms, vocabulary building, signing, and reading of signs. Fulfills humanities course requirement at BC. Prerequisite: ASL& 121.

ASL& 123 American Sign Language III • 5 Cr.

Continues ASL& 122 (prev ASL 102). Topics include rules and syntax, and use of illustrated techniques to describe signs. Prerequisite: ASL& 122 (prev ASL 102).

ASL 194 Special Topics in American Sign Language • V1-5 Cr.

Allows specialized or in-depth study of subjects related to American Sign Language and deaf culture. Topics are announced in the quarterly class schedule. Prerequisite: Current ASL students.

ASL 195 Special Topics in American Sign Language • V1-5 Cr.

Allows specialized or in-depth study of subjects related to American Sign Language and deaf culture. Topics are announced in the quarterly class schedule. Prerequisite: Current ASL students.

ASL 196 Special Topics in American Sign Language • V1-5 Cr.

Allows specialized or in-depth study of subjects related to American Sign Language and deaf culture. Topics are announced in the quarterly class schedule. Prerequisite: Current ASL students.

ASL 197 Special Topics in American Sign Language • V1-5 Cr.

Allows specialized or in-depth study of subjects related to American Sign Language and deaf culture. Topics are announced in the quarterly class schedule. Prerequisite: Current ASL students.

ASL 199 Individual Studies in American Sign Language • V1-5 Cr.

Covers individual projects in American Sign Language by an individual student. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.

ASL& 221 American Sign Language IV • 5 Cr.

Reviews and expands basic first-year ASL skills. Students increase their understanding of ASL grammar, expand vocabulary, and improve productive and receptive language skills within a cultural context. Prerequisite: ASL& 123 (prev ASL 103) with a C- or better or permission of instructor.

ASL& 222 American Sign Language V • 5 Cr.

Continues ASL& 221 (prev ASL 201). Students increase their understanding of ASL grammar, expand vocabulary, and improve productive and receptive language skills within a cultural context. Prerequisite: ASL& 221 (prev ASL 201) with a C- or better or permission of instructor.

ASL& 223 American Sign Language VI • 5 Cr.

Continues ASL& 222 (prev ASL 202). Students increase their understanding of ASL grammar, expand vocabulary, and engage in refinement of their signing style within a cultural context. Prerequisite: ASL& 221 (prev ASL 201) with a C- or better or permission of instructor.

ASL 299 Individual Studies in American Sign Language • V1-5 Cr.

Covers individual projects in American Sign Language by an individual student. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.