Courses

LSGN 100  American Sign Language I  Credits: 5 (5-0-0)

Course Description: Vocabulary, grammar and basic conversational skill in ASL, with information on deaf culture.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Open to all levels. Credit not allowed for both LSGN 100 and LSGN 109.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

LSGN 101  American Sign Language II  Credits: 5 (5-0-0)

Course Description: Development of communicative competence in ASL skill and expansion of knowledge of deaf culture.
Prerequisite: LSGN 100 or LSGN 109.
Registration Information: Open to all levels. Credit not allowed for both LSGN 101 and LSGN 110.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

LSGN 200  Second-Year American Sign Language I  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Building intermediate-low level speed/accuracy through complex vocabulary, syntax, depicting verbs and classifiers, and vital aspects of Deaf/ASL culture.
Prerequisite: LSGN 101 or LSGN 110.
Registration Information: Field trips required.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.
Additional Information: Arts & Humanities 3B.

LSGN 201  Second-Year American Sign Language II  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Building intermediate-mid level speed/accuracy through self-generated stories, analysis of ASL semantic structures and vital aspects of Deaf/ASL culture.
Prerequisite: LSGN 200.
Registration Information: Field trips required.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.
Additional Information: Arts & Humanities 3B.

LSGN 296  Group Study-American Sign Language  Credits: Var[1-5] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

LSGN 304  Deafness and American Sign Language  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Exploration of Deaf culture in the United States, how it has evolved historically, compared to Deaf communities abroad and to the experiences of other marginalized communities in the US. Current public policy debates affecting the Deaf community. Taught in ASL.
Prerequisite: LSGN 201.
Registration Information: LSGN 201 OR conversational proficiency as assessed by course instructor and departmental faculty. Credit not allowed for both LSGN 304 and LSGN 380A1.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

LSGN 347  American Sign Language for Professionals  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: American Sign Language vocabulary and knowledge used in human services professions and language teaching. Especially useful for future medical and emergency professionals, educators, and business personnel. Taught in ASL.
Prerequisite: LSGN 201.
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both LSGN 347 and LSGN 380A2.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.