Jun 18, 2018  
2017-2018 SLCC General Catalog 
    
2017-2018 SLCC General Catalog [**** ATTENTION: YOU ARE VIEWING AN ARCHIVED CATALOG **** ]

Course Descriptions


Course Numbering Information:
Courses at SLCC are identified by an alphabetic prefix (two to four letters) followed by a four-digit number. Numbers beginning with a “1” generally indicate a course designed primarily for freshmen (such as ENGL 1010 ); numbers beginning with a “2” generally indicate courses designed primarily for sophomores (such as MATH 2010 ); numbers beginning with a “0” generally indicate preparatory courses that are non-transferable (such as WRTG 0990 ).

 

American Sign Language

  
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    ASL 1010 - Beginning ASL I

    Credits: 5
    First in series of four courses which focus on expressive and receptive skills in American Sign Language and an introduction to American Deaf culture. Major objective of the first year is to develop functional language ability in the Deaf community.

    Semester: All
    Additional Course Fee Required


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    ASL 1020 - Beginning ASL II

    Credits: 5
    Second in a series of four courses which focus on expressive and receptive skills in American Sign Language and an introduction to American Deaf Culture. Major objective of the first year is to develop functional language ability in the Deaf community.

    Prerequisite: ASL 1010  
    Semester: Fall & Spring
    Additional Course Fee Required


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    ASL 1300 - Conversation

    Credits: 1
    Course practices currently held conversation skills to increase expressive and receptive ability with varied vocabulary. Includes role plays, small group work and presentation. May be repeated for credit.

    Prerequisite: ASL 1020  
    Semester: Fall & Summer


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    ASL 1900 - Special Studies in ASL

    Credits: 1-3
    In this ASL special studies course, students plan areas of study, Service Learning component or travel and work with instructor on an individual basis. Some work may be done in groups. May be repeated for credit.

    Prerequisite: ASL 1020  
    Semester: Summer


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    ASL 2010 - Intermediate ASL I

    Credits: 4
    Second-year ASL courses increase functional language ability focusing on expressive and receptive skills in ASL as well as increased focus on American Deaf Culture (philosophies, history, geography, literature, etc. )

    Prerequisite: ASL 1020  
    Semester: Fall & Spring
    Additional Course Fee Required


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    ASL 2020 - Intermediate ASL II

    Credits: 4
    Fourth in a series of four courses which focus on expressive and receptive skills in ASL and an in-depth exploration of American Deaf Culture. Major objective of second year is to increase functional language ability. Emphasis is on proficiency.

    Prerequisite: ASL 2010  
    Semester: Fall & Spring
    Additional Course Fee Required


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    ASL 2100 - Proficiency Development

    Credits: 4
    The course focuses on proficiency development. Students will learn techniques and strategies to increase their language proficiency in a variety of social, educational and cultural settings.

    Prerequisite: ASL 2020  
    Semester: Fall
    Additional Course Fee Required


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    ASL 2300 - Conversation II

    Credits: 1
    Course practices currently held conversation skills to increase expressive and receptive ability with varied vocabulary. Includes role-plays, small group work and presentations. May be repeated for credit.

    Prerequisite: ASL 2020  
    Semester: Fall & Summer


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    ASL 2400 - Topics in ASL

    Credits: 1-3
    A special topics course will include related areas in literature, linguistics, or visual communication. Topics vary and may include Visual Gestural Communication, professional terminology, ASL linguistics, etc.

    Prerequisite: ASL 2010  
    Semester: Spring


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    ASL 2700 - Introduction to ASL Literature

    Credits: 3
    This course focuses on ASL literature forms, including storytelling, poetry, and comedy to better understand Deaf culture and American Sign Language.

    Prerequisite: ASL 2020  
    Semester: Spring


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    ASL 2750 - Special Topics in Deaf Culture

    Credits: 1-3
    This is a course designed by faculty and allows students to explore specific interests in American Deaf culture including Bi-Cultural competence, signed history project, cultural/medial views of deafness. May be repeated for credit.

    Prerequisite: ASL 2010  
    Semester: Spring


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    ASL 2900 - Special Topics

    Credits: 1-3
    A special topics course will include related areas in literature, linguistics, or visual communication. Topics vary and may include Visual Gestural Communication, professional terminology, ASL linguistics, etc.

    Prerequisite: ASL 1020  w/C grade or better
    Semester: Spring


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