Sep 30, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog 
2020-2021 Catalog

ASL 201 - American Sign Language III

Class: 3 Credits: 3
This course is a continuation of American Sign Language II and covers additional vocabulary, grammar features, and non-manual behaviors, all focusing on conversational skills.

Prerequisite(s): Take ASL 102 
Course Topics:
  • Vocabulary related to health, nationality, heritage, city and states
  • Recurring and continuous time vocabularies and verb structures
  • Making complaints, requests and negotiations
  • Role shifting
  • Complex sentence structures including phrases and clauses
  • Classifiers
  • Specialized signs related to careers
  • Biographies and historical events
  • Addresses
  • Presenting research findings

Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn Web site
Required Materials:
  • Access to D2L
  • GoReact License purchased at the SCC bookstore or online

Grading System:
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:
  1. Employ grammatical features of American Sign Language in both controlled and free expressive situations.
  2. Produce signed vocabulary and lexicon in both controlled and free expressive situations.
  3. Discuss topics in American Sign Language using vocabulary and grammar introduced.
  4. Develop culturally appropriate responses to situations.
  5. Demonstrate comprehension of messages given in American Sign Language.
  6. Converse with native users of the language.

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

Face Covering Requirements:
All faculty, staff and students must wear a face mask/covering at all times (absent a medical condition) on all SCC campuses when safe social distancing measures are not possible or difficult to follow. For further details, refer to the Student Guidelines for Face Coverings and Social Distancing on the SCC Coronavirus COVID-19 Information page.
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

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