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SLG 101 American Sign Language I
Credit Hours:  4
Effective Term: Fall 2016
SUN#: None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 4 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F Only

Description: Introduction to deaf culture and the vocabulary and sentence structures of American Sign Language. Mastery of receptive and expressive basic communication skills.

Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Application Level) Demonstrate proper use and comprehension of the manual alphabet and numbers in typical conversation situations.
2. (Application Level) Demonstrate conversational signing ability regarding self.
3. (Application Level) Demonstrate ability to describe basic hobbies, likes and dislikes.
4. (Application Level) Demonstrate ability to describe people and give directions in relation to real-life situations.
5. (Application Level) Use basic American Sign Language (ASL) grammatical structure.
6. (Synthesis Level) Formulate statements and questions to satisfy basic needs.
7. (Comprehension Level) Demonstrate receptive ability to understand basic conversation, finger spelling, numbers.
8. (Comprehension Level) Describe, at a basic level, the culture of those who use American Sign Language.
9. (Comprehension Level) Discuss Deaf culture and community.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation