American Sign Language (AM)

AM 145 - American Sign Language I Units: 3-4

This course is designed to introduce American Sign Language, a visual-expressive language used by the Deaf community in the United States, and to focus on the development of basic conversational skills, emphasizing receptive and expressive abilities.

Term Typically Offered: ALL SEMESTERS

AM 146 - American Sign Language II Units: 3-4

This course continues to stress the development of basic conversational skills with emphasis on expanding vocabulary and expressive skills.

Enrollment requirements: Prerequisite: AM 145.

Term Typically Offered: SPR/FALL

AM 147 - American Sign Language III Units: 3-4

This course promotes the shifting from comprehension to production of American Sign Language (ASL) with the main emphasis of bringing fluency to a point of self-generated ASL.

Enrollment requirements: Prerequisite: AM 146.

Term Typically Offered: SPR/FALL

AM 148 - American Sign Language IV Units: 3-4

This course encourages the student to expand command of disclosure in American Sign Language on various everyday topics (leading to fluency).

Enrollment requirements: Prerequisite: AM 147.

Term Typically Offered: SPR/FALL