ASL 100 - American Sign Language I

ASL 100 American Sign Language I

A beginning course designed to introduce students to the visual-gestural richness of American Sign Language as it is used within the Deaf culture. Introduces students to ASL�s basic structure and vocabulary while developing students� expressive skills and understanding of fingerspelling and basic conversational strategies. Provides an introduction to the Deaf community and culture. Equivalent to two years of high school ASL.

Units: 5
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 80-90
  • Homework hours/semester: 160-180
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area E5c
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area C2), UC (IGETC Area 6A)
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College of San Mateo

Department: American Sign Language

Number of Units: 5

This description is for the Fall 2018 term