HME C03 American Sign Language

Sign Language I is a beginning course in American Sign Language (ASL) vocabulary and linguisticĀ principles. Students are introduced to deaf culture, types of hearing loss and availablemechanical devices. The course emphasizes both expressive and receptive vocabulary skill development and appropriate use of essential grammatical structure. The course is designed forĀ students with no previous experiences in American Sign Language. For course sections numberedĀ 101 and above, the course may be taken for college credit. All lower numbered sections are noncredit only.