Survey current systems of manual communications with an emphasis on American Sign Language. Focus on the manual alphabet, fingerspelling and vocabulary acquisition as well as on syntactical and grammatical structures that govern the language. Upon completion, students will have studied approximately 500 lexical sign items and be able to communicate in a rudimentary manner with deaf and hard-of-hearing children and adults.
Term: Fall 2021
Course Type: Credit - 3 Credits
Ways to take the class: Online
Start Date: 08/30/2021
End Date: 12/19/2021
Class Size: 20
General Education Requirement: Arts and Humanities