Aug 12, 2022  
2020-2021 SUNY Potsdam Academic Catalog 
    
2020-2021 SUNY Potsdam Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ASL 101 - American Sign Language


3 Credit(s)

This course examines the basic grammatical structure and lexicon of American Sign Language. The course of study focuses on developing basic syntactical structures and vocabulary that allows students to comprehend and express personal information. Students learn appropriate cultural behaviors such as the use of direct eye gaze, directing and maintaining attention, and turn-taking strategies. The course also examines Deaf culture, history, values, and social norms that play an important role in the Deaf community. This course is appropriate for students who have no previous knowledge of American Sign Language. Fall and Spring.



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