UNIVERSITY CATALOG: 2017-2018

Course: DEAF 490A-G. Essential Features of ASL/Signed Languages (1)

Prerequisite: DEAF 281. This group of seven 1-unit courses continues developing advanced ASL/signed language skills and covers a multitude of topics examining applications of specific ASL/signed language skills. Linguistic competence is enhanced through interactive discourse in class. Each 1-unit course focuses on a specific topic/skill and includes practice of the requisite skills and process tasks of increased complexity needed to master that particular topic/skill: (A) Classifiers; (B) Technical Signs; (C) Foreign Signs; (D) Sentence Types; (E) ASL Number Systems; (F) Visual-Gestural Communication; and (G) Public Signing.