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ASL 202 - American Sign Language IV

Class: 3 Credits: 3
This course concentrates on intermediate conversational and discourse skills using American Sign Language. This course is conducted entirely using American Sign Language.

Prerequisite(s): Take ASL 201 
Course Topics:

  • Incorporating classifiers into descriptions
  • Verb aspect _ temporal, durative, sequencing
  • Numbers past 1,000
  • Spatial relationships
  • Cooking and recipes
  • Layouts of buildings and rooms
  • Comparison shopping
  • Expressing opinions and justifying decisions
  • Inventions throughout history in the Deaf community
  • Planning a vacation
  • Handshape stories

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. Demonstrate grammatical features of American Sign Language at intermediate skill level.
  2. Discuss topics and create narratives in American Sign Language using appropriate ASL Discourse structure at a moderate to normal rate.
  3. Demonstrate culturally appropriate behaviors used in the Deaf community including proper levels of detail in descriptions.
  4. Demonstrate comprehension of messages given in American Sign Language by providing appropriate feedback.
  5. Present new information and make recommendations about assigned topics and people, incorporating reliable research sources.
  6. Examine authentic texts and literature to expand cultural and linguistic awareness.

For SCC Online Courses:
If the course you are taking is online, please review the SCC Online Course Policies  that include:

  • Identity Verification
  • Required materials for all online courses
  • Mandatory Attendance Requirement
  • Orientation and Support
  • Proctored Exams

Standard SCC Course Policies:
Please review the Standard Course Policies  on the following topics:

  • Academic Integrity
  • Add/Drop period
  • Attendance
  • Classroom Conduct
  • Equal Access
  • IT Access
  • Online Behavior
  • Online Confidentiality
  • Services For Students with Disabilities
  • Student Concerns
  • Student Help Services
  • Withdrawals

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