ASL 101 - First Semester American Sign Language (4)

Study of the fundamentals of American Sign Language. Preparation for visual/gestural communication including basic information relating to Deaf culture, intensive work on comprehension skills and grammatical structures. Novice to Beginner proficiency.The course includes a mandatory one-hour weekly group conversation class with a tutor for nine weeks of the semester outside of the class meeting time. Prerequisite: None. Not open to native signers.