Oct 30, 2020
ASL 101 - American Sign Language I
Class: 4 Credits: 4
This course is a study of visual readiness and basic vocabulary, grammar features, and non-manual behaviors, all focusing on receptive language skill development.
Prerequisite(s): Take ENG 032 with a minimum grade of “C”.
- Culturally appropriate behaviors for interacting in the Deaf community
- Differences between ASL and English, including sentence structure, verb types, pronouns and classifiers
- Fingerspelling and numbers (to 100)
- Introductions and exchanging personal information including school, work, family, friends, daily activities
- Storytelling and ASL Literature
- Influential Deaf leaders in history and the present
- Cultural beliefs, attitudes, and social norms that influence interactions in the Deaf community
Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn Web site www.sccsc.edu/bookstore
- Access to D2L
- GoReact License purchased at the SCC bookstore or online
An overall grade of C or higher is required for transferability.
A 90 - 100
B 80 - 89
C 70 - 79
D 60 - 69
F 0 - 59
Student Learning Outcomes:
- Employ vocabulary and grammar of ASL in controlled and free expressive situations.
- Discuss backgrounds, family, and the surrounding community using appropriate ASL.
- Respond appropriately to communication presented in ASL.
- Give examples of the Deaf community as people with a distinctive language, sensibility, and culture.
- Identify cultural norms in the Deaf community.
For SCC Online Courses:
If the course you are taking is online, please review the SCC Online Policies that include:
- Required materials for all online courses
- Mandatory Attendance Requirement
- Proctored Exams
Standard SCC Course Policies:
Please review the Standard SCC Course Polices on the following topics:
- Academic Integrity
- Academic Misconduct
- Add/Drop period
- Appeals Process
- Class Attendance
- Classroom Behavior (traditional and online)
- Classroom Conduct/Expectations
- Lab Procedures (general SCC policy regarding this)
- Online Confidentiality
- Services For Students with Disabilities
- Withdrawal Policy
Official Course Syllabus