Introduction to American Sign Language with emphasis on visual receptive and expressive use of language, as well as providing opportunities for other forms of visual communication such as facial expression, mime, and gesture. Participants develop their skills through videotapes, classroom participation, and readings that cover issues important to the Deaf community. A weekly, one-hour language laboratory is required as part of this course. Limited to 15 students. Special fee. No credit if credit has been received for COMM 401 (previously COMM 533).
Section Comments: Co-requisite ASL 435-LM2; CRN 11313. Permission to take different lab through program Director Laurie Shaffer
Equivalent(s): COMM 401, COMM 533
Majors not allowed in section: ASL/ENGLINTR