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ASL 120 - Introduction to Deaf Studies

Unit(s): 3.00

PrerequisiteASL 101
Transfers to:UC, CSU

This course introduces students to the basic information of the American Deaf experience in the United States: Deaf community/culture and American Sign Language. This course exposes students to the history, contributions and contemporary lives of Deaf people in America. This course is interdisciplinary in that it introduces a range of issues that are developed in the purview of Deaf Studies — linguistics, education, sociology, psychology and other fields. This course will be taught using a combination of ASL and spoken English and may or may not have interpreters facilitating the lectures depending on the instructor.

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3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

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