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American Sign Language


NOTE: Course offerings may vary by semester. Please confirm specific course information and availability for each semester in the CatsWeb—Schedule of Classes


American Sign Language 1410: Beginning American Sign Language I

An introduction to the basic skills in production and comprehension of American Sign Language (ASL). Includes the manual alphabet and numbers. Develops conversational ability and culturally appropriate behaviors, and exposes students to ASL grammar. Helps students understand Deaf culture.

Instructor: Jill Kowalsky or Franky Ramont

Note: For specific course information including CRN, sections, instructor, start & end dates, times, locations and cost, please visit the course listing in the CatsWeb - Schedule of Classes.

Applying and Registering: Please review the information provided on our webpage—Registering for Extension.

For more information about the content of this course, contact either Ms. Kowalsky, or Ms. Ramont.

For more information about applying and registering for this course, contact the Office of Distance and Extended Learning.


American Sign Language 1420: Beginning American Sign Language II

Develops receptive and expressive ability, and allows recognition and demonstration of some sophisticated grammatical features of American Sign Language (ASL). Increases fluency and accuracy in spelling and numbers. Provides opportunities for interaction within the deaf community. Communicative competence in ASL ultimately depends upon the student's ability to satisfactorily progress through structured activities. Prerequisite: ASL 1410.

Instructor:  Jill Kowalsky or Franky Ramont

Note: For specific course information including CRN, sections, instructor, start & end dates, times, locations and cost, please visit the course listing in the CatsWeb - Schedule of Classes.

Applying and Registering: Please review the information provided on our webpage—Registering for Extension.

For more information about the content of this course, contact either Ms. Kowalsky or Ms. Ramont.

For more information about applying and registering for this course, contact the Office of Distance and Extended Learning.


American Sign Language 2310: Intermediate American Sign Language I

Integrates and refines expressive and receptive skills in American Sign Language (ASL), including recognition of sociolinguistic variation. A practice-oriented approach to language acquisition, including the use of multimedia. Most students will need to complete ASL 1410 and 1420 before beginning 2310.

Instructor: Jill Kowalsky or Franky Ramont

Note:  For specific course information including CRN, sections, instructor, start & end dates, times, locations and cost, please visit the course listing in the CatsWeb - Schedule of Classes.

Applying and Registering: Please review the information provided on our webpage—Registering for Extension.

For more information about the content of this course, contact Ms. Kowalsky or Ms. Ramont.

For more information about applying and registering for this course, contact the Office of Distance and Extended Learning.


American Sign Language 2320: Intermediate American Sign Language II

A continuation of American Sign Language (ASL) 2310. Integrates and refines expressive and receptive skills in American Sign Language, including recognition of sociolinguistic variation. A practice-oriented approach to language acquisition, including the use of multimedia.

Instructor: Jill Kowalsky or Franky Ramont

Note:  For specific course information including CRN, sections, instructor, start & end dates, times, locations and cost, please visit the course listing in the CatsWeb - Schedule of Classes.

Applying and Registering:  Please review the information provided on our webpage—Registering for Extension.

For more information about the content of this course, contact either Ms. Kowalsky or Ms. Ramont.

For more information about applying and registering for this course, contact the Office of Distance and Extended Learning.