Discipline: American Sign Language
Credit Hours: 3
Pre- or co-requisite: ASL 212. A survey of sociocultural factors that define deaf persons as members of a cultural minority. Emphasis is placed on the role of language in deaf culture, cultural rules, beliefs shared among members, and the difference between the deaf community and deaf culture. Cross-cultural communication and mediation between deaf and hearing cultures will be addressed. Course will be taught in ASL. (Offered every fall semester.)(LA)
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