American Sign Language Course Descriptions

ASL 111 Elementary ASL I

This course introduces the fundamental elements of American Sign Language within a cultural context. Emphasis is placed on the development of basic expressive and receptive skills. Upon completion, students will be able to comprehend and respond with grammatical accuracy to expressive American Sign Language and demonstrate cultural awareness.

This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts.

Course Hours Per Week: Class, 3; Lab, 0
Semester Hours Credit: 3
Prerequisites: ENG 090 and RED 090 or ENG 002 Tier 1
Corequisite: ASL 181
ASL 111 Course Outline: Not Available


ASL 112 Elementary ASL II

This course is a continuation of ASL 111 focusing on the fundamental elements of American Sign Language in a cultural context. Emphasis is placed on the progressive development of expressive and receptive skills. Upon completion, the students should be able to comprehend and respond with increasing accuracy to expressive American Sign Language and demonstrate cultural awareness.

This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts.

Course Hours Per Week: Class, 3; Lab, 0
Semester Hours Credit: 3
Prerequisites: ENG 090 and RED 090 or ENG 002 Tier 1
Corequisite: ASL 182
ASL 111 Course Outline: Not Available


ASL 181 ASL Lab I

This course provides an opportunity to enhance acquisition of the fundamental elements of American Sign Language. Emphasis is placed on the progressive development of basic expressive and receptive skills through the use of supplementary learning media and materials. Upon completion, students should be able to comprehend and respond with grammatical accuracy to expressive American Sign Language and demonstrate cultural awareness.

This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts.

Course Hours Per Week: Class, 0; Lab, 2
Semester Hours Credit: 1
Prerequisites: ENG 090 and RED 090 or ENG 002 Tier 1
Corequisite: ASL 111
ASL 181 Course Outline: Not Available


ASL 182 ASL Lab II

This course provides an opportunity to enhance acquisition of the fundamental elements of American Sign Language. Emphasis is placed on the progressive development of basic expressive and receptive skills through the use of supplementary learning media and materials. Upon completion, students should be able to comprehend and respond with increasing proficiency to expressive American Sign Language and demonstrate cultural awareness.

This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a general education course in Humanities/Fine Arts.

Course Hours Per Week: Class, 0; Lab, 2
Semester Hours Credit: 1
Prerequisites: ENG 090 and RED 090 or ENG 002 Tier 1
Corequisite: ASL 112
ASL 182 Course Outline: Not Available