AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE (ASL)

ASL 001  ELEMENTARY AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE  
4 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC

Basic study of American Sign Language as used by Deaf individuals; development of receptive and expressive skills. Introduction to Deaf culture. Maximum credit for ASL 010A and ASL 001 is 4 units. Total of 72 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
ASL 002  ELEMENTARY AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE  
4 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC

Prerequisite(s): ASL 001

Continuation of American Sign Language with an emphasis on receptive and expressive skills, signing parameters, spatial locations, classifiers, and lexicalized fingerspelling; vocabulary acquisition with practice; Deaf culture and customs. Maximum credit for ASL 010B and ASL 002 is 4 units. Total of 72 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
ASL 003  INTERMEDIATE AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE  
4 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC

Prerequisite(s): ASL 002

Intermediate American Sign Language with emphasis on basic conversation through receptive and expressive skills, signing parameters, spatial locations, classifiers, and lexicalized fingerspelling; vocabulary acquisition with practice; Deaf culture and customs. Maximum credit for ASL 010C and ASL 003 is 4 units. Total of 72 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
ASL 004  INTERMEDIATE AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE--LEVEL 2  
4 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC

Prerequisite(s): ASL 003

A continuation of intermediate American Sign Language with emphasis on conversation skills and storytelling; continued expansion of knowledge of Deaf culture and Deaf community. Maximum credit for ASL 010D and ASL 004 is 4 units. Total of 72 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
ASL 015  INTRODUCTION TO DEAF CULTURE  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC

Investigation of Deaf Culture. Emphasis on historical events that have impacted members of the Deaf community. Explores American Sign Language; addresses the diversity and cultural identity of members of the Deaf community in America. For students interested in understanding Deaf culture. Total of 54 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
ASL 109  FINGERSPELLING  
1 unit  

Principles of fingerspelling. Emphasis on receptive and expressive skills, including the proper handshape, clarity, speed, smoothness and correct English spelling. Total of 18 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
ASL 110  METHODS OF COMMUNICATION-HEARING IMPAIRED  
3 unit  

Methods of communication with the K-12 hearing impaired student and the application of these methods for the paraprofessional working in the classroom setting. Total of 54 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass