This is a list of all American Sign Language courses. For more information, see American Sign Language.

ASL:1000 First-Year Seminar1 s.h.

Small discussion class taught by a faculty member; topics chosen by instructor; may include outside activities (e.g., films, lectures, performances, readings, visits to research facilities). Requirements: first‑ or second‑semester standing.

ASL:1001 American Sign Language I4 s.h.

Conversational skills, basic grammar of ASL; introduction to the ASL cultural community through readings, videos. Taught in American Sign Language. First in a four-semester sequence. GE: World Languages First Level Proficiency.

ASL:1002 American Sign Language II4 s.h.

Continuation of ASL:1001; emphasis on ASL grammar and syntax; focus on culture through readings, videos. Taught in American Sign Language. Prerequisites: ASL:1001. GE: World Languages Second Level Proficiency.

ASL:1101 Fingerspelling and Numbers I2 s.h.

Development of expressive and receptive American Sign Language fingerspelling, loan sign, and number skills based on word, phrase, and number recognition. Taught in American Sign Language. Prerequisites: ASL:1001.

ASL:1102 Fingerspelling and Numbers II1 s.h.

Development of expressive and receptive American Sign Language fingerspelling, loan sign, and number skills based on word, phrase, and number recognition. Taught in American Sign Language. Prerequisites: ASL:1101.

ASL:2001 American Sign Language III4 s.h.

Continuation of ASL:1002; emphasis on ASL grammar and syntax; focus on culture through readings, videos. Taught in American Sign Language. Prerequisites: ASL:1002. GE: World Languages Second Level Proficiency.

ASL:2002 American Sign Language IV4 s.h.

Continuation of ASL:2001. Taught in American Sign Language. Prerequisites: ASL:2001. GE: World Languages Fourth Level Proficiency.

ASL:3100 American Sign Language Conversation3 s.h.

Improvement of receptive and expressive conversational ASL skills through small group discussion, class presentations. Taught in American Sign Language. Prerequisites: ASL:2002. Requirements: Students who have not completed ASL:2002, but plan to take ASL:2002 concurrent to this course may enroll with consent of the instructor. Please contact the ASL Program for more information.

ASL:3200 Topics in Deaf Studies3 s.h.

Current topics in deaf studies; skill development in communicative fluency in ASL. Taught in American Sign Language. Prerequisites: ASL:2002. Requirements: Students who have not completed ASL:2002, but plan to take ASL:2002 concurrent to this course may enroll with consent of the instructor. Please contact the ASL Program for more information.

ASL:3300 American Deaf Culture3 s.h.

Cultural practices, beliefs, values of the American deaf community. Taught in American Sign Language. Prerequisites: ASL:2002. Requirements: Students who have not completed ASL:2002, but plan to take ASL:2002 concurrent to this course may enroll with consent of the instructor. Please contact the ASL Program for more information.

ASL:3400 Issues in ASL and Deaf Studies3 s.h.

Current issues in American Sign Language and the American deaf community, such as linguistics, culture, literacy. Prerequisites: ASL:2002. Requirements: Students who have not completed ASL:2002, but plan to take ASL:2002 concurrent to this course may enroll with consent of the instructor. Please contact the ASL Program for more information.

ASL:3500 Deafness in the Media3 s.h.

Exploration of the construct of deafness through mainstream media (e.g., commercial television, movies, fictional and nonfictional literature in print and on the Internet); various ways deaf people are constructed and presented for hearing audiences from the past 20 years. Taught in American Sign Language. Prerequisites: ASL:2002. Requirements: Students who have not completed ASL:2002, but plan to take ASL:2002 concurrent to this course may enroll with consent of the instructor. Please contact the ASL Program for more information.

ASL:3600 American Sign Language Literature3 s.h.

Introduction to the world of ASL literature, as recorded on videotape or film and in live performance; traditional folklore, storytelling, poetry, drama, oratory, jokes, and nonfiction narrative; analysis of genres in their social and cultural contexts as expressions of deaf experience; how historical and current issues in deaf culture are represented in literary form. Taught in American Sign Language. Prerequisites: ASL:2002. Requirements: Students who have not completed ASL:2002, but plan to take ASL:2002 concurrent to this course, may enroll with consent of the instructor. Please contact the ASL Program for more information.

ASL:3800 Independent Studyarr.

An American Sign Language/deaf studies topic; individual study.

ASL:4201 History of the American Deaf Community3-4 s.h.

Creation of a distinct language and culture of deaf people in America during the 19th and 20th centuries. Taught in English and/or American Sign Language. Requirements: concurrent enrollment in ASL:2002, if not taken as a prerequisite. Same as HIST:4201.