American Sign Lang IV (ASL-202)
This course teaches students advanced conversational and discourse skills in American Sign Language and advanced and fine aspects of American Deaf Culture. Styles/Registers in ASL will be discussed on an advanced level. Development of advanced signing skills include topicalization of medical and sexual behavior, current events, dialogues, sign variants/differences, etc. Text and discourse analysis are also incorporated throughout the course. Prerequisite: ASL 201 and ASL 205. 2 lecture and 2 laboratory hours per week. 3 credit hours.