Oct 02, 2022  
2021-2022 EIU Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 EIU Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CDS 1101 - American Sign Language I.


(3-0-3) On Demand. This course will introduce students to foundational skills in visual communication using American Sign Language (ASL). Students will develop accuracy and fluency with receptive and expressive signing skills. Emphasis is placed on learning ASL vocabulary and grammar in context, including introductions, exchanging personal information, and discussing daily situations. Deaf Culture is embedded in lessons, including key historical events and characteristics of culturally appropriate interaction styles. This course is restricted to CDS majors. Cross-listed with WLA 1101. 

Credits: 3