AMSL 1A Elementary American Sign Language (3)
Credit, Degree Applicable
ADVISE: ENGL 93
or ESL 160
or Placement in English 96 or ESL 170
or any City College or university foreign language course
This is a course for the student with no prior or minimal skills in and knowledge of AMSL. The course is designed primarily to develop the students' receptive skills in functional settings. Everyday communication emphasizing vocabulary, syntax, and fingerspelling to enable students to communicate with Deaf individuals in a culturally appropriate manner.