DFST 253 American Sign Language 2 4 cr.
  • Offered: Fall Winter
  • Prerequisites: DFST 252 with a grade of “C” or better and EN 111 with a grade of “C” or better or instructor permission.
  • Bulletin Year: 2020 - 2021 Undergraduate Bulletin

Additional emphasis on the development of receptive and expressive signing skills in American Sign Language involving structured discourse in social settings; expanded focus on conceptually accurate use of contemporary ASL vocabulary; continued exposure of the Deaf community’s culture and social issues through research of literature readings, video-media and in-class Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing guest speakers; incorporated use of synchronous and asynchronous LMS technology to demonstrate ASL skills, engage in activities and create projects; use of various media formats throughout duration of course.