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Courses Offered

ASL 111 AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE I (3)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture.
A basic course in American Sign Language with focus on everyday communication: exchanging information, beginning with exchanging names and moving to talking about one’s background; identifying others; making requests; giving reasons; giving opinions; giving simple directions. Topics center around personal information and the immediate environment. Grammar is introduced in context, with an emphasis on developing question and answer skills. Students rehearse conversation strategies for getting attention, asking for clarification, and correcting information to minimize misunderstanding. Transfer credit: UC; CSU (C2).

ASL 111 AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE I (3)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture.
A basic course in American Sign Language with focus on everyday communication: exchanging information, beginning with exchanging names and moving to talking about one’s background; identifying others; making requests; giving reasons; giving opinions; giving simple directions. Topics center around personal information and the immediate environment. Grammar is introduced in context, with an emphasis on developing question and answer skills. Students rehearse conversation strategies for getting attention, asking for clarification, and correcting information to minimize misunderstanding. Transfer credit: UC; CSU (C2).

ASL 112 AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE II (3)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture. Prerequisite: ASL 111 or equivalent.
Functions and grammar introduced in American Sign Language I are reviewed and expanded to include giving directions, making plans, describing and identifying objects and locations, giving simple instructions, and telling what happened. Topics move from students talking about themselves and the immediate environment to talking about others and their community. Students develop language skills necessary to question, describe, and explain. Students rehearse conversation strategies and volunteer appropriate information to maintain a comfortable exchange. Transfer credit: UC; CSU (C2).

ASL 122 ADVANCED ELEMENTARY AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE II (3)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture. Prerequisite: Completion of ASL 121 or equivalent curriculum.
The second course in an advanced elementary two-course sequence for hearing and non-hearing students. The course covers approximately the same material as the second half of a university-level second semester American Sign Language course. Students will acquire a basic ability to sign and understand deaf culture at the advanced elementary level and will learn about the customs, culture and history of the deaf world.Transfer credit: UC; CSU (C2).
SPAN 110 ELEMENTARY SPANISH (5)
Minimum of 80 lecture hours /semester. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent.
Spanish structures and active vocabulary based on oral and written pattern drills. Conversation based on short dialogues containing only structures already practiced. Transfer credit: UC; CSU (C2).