Jul 18, 2024  
SFCC Catalog 2023-2024 
SFCC Catalog 2023-2024 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SIGN 1140 - Basic American Sign Language Linguistics

Credits: 3

[Previously offered as: AMSL 135] An introduction to grammar and linguistic systems of American Sign Language (ASL). The course will focus on proper usage of ASL within Deaf culture and will also expose students to phonology, morphology, lexicon, syntax, discourse, and language acquisition, aspects of using sign language, and how visual languages differ from and are similar to spoken language.

Prerequisite(s): SIGN 1120  or AMSL 112.
Offered: Fall.
Three lecture hours.

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