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ASL 102 - American Sign Language II

3 Credits

A continuation of ASL 101, with emphasis on basic language skills for communication and on cultural aspects to promote understanding and appreciation of Deaf culture.

Prerequisite: ASL 101 or permission of the instructor.

New SUNY General Education:
SUNY - World Languages

MCC General Education: MCC-AH - Arts and Humanities (MAH), MCC-BCO - Speaking (MBCO)

Course Learning Outcomes
1.Demonstrate knowledge of the rules of ASL by correctly producing signs and facial expressions in complex ASL sentences
2.Integrate several communication strategies, such as using common reference point when giving directions or asking for clarification, to enhance their conversations in ASL
3.Describe Deaf cultural norms, practices, or products
4.Identify ways to actively participate in Deaf communities at local, national, or international levels
5.Apply knowledge and conventions of ASL to real world situations, such as providing directions to different locations or giving prices of household and grocery items
6.Show cultural sensitivity by responding to greetings, managing conversation interruptions, or deferring to deaf and hard of hearing people to determine ways of effective communication

Course Offered Fall, Spring

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Fall Semester 2024
Summer Session 2024