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American Sign Language Courses

This is a listing of American Sign Language (AMSL) classes available at Bethany, overseen by the Languages Department. Not all courses are available every semester. Please contact the registrar with any questions.

There are 2 courses in this subject. View other subjects or view all courses.

CodeCourse Title / Description
AMSL101American Sign Language I 4 credits
Introduces the fundamentals of American Sign Language (ASL) used by the Deaf Community, including basic vocabulary, syntax, fingerspelling, and grammatical non-manual signals. Focuses on communicative competence. Develops gestural skills as a foundation for ASL enhancement. Introduces cultural knowledge and increases understanding of the Deaf Community. AMSL102 - American Sign Language II is a continuation of AMSL101 - American Sign Language I.
AMSL102American Sign Language II 4 credits
Introduces the fundamentals of American Sign Language (ASL) used by the Deaf Community, including basic vocabulary, syntax, fingerspelling, and grammatical non-manual signals. Focuses on communicative competence. Develops gestural skills as a foundation for ASL enhancement. Introduces cultural knowledge and increases understanding of the Deaf Community. Prerequisite: AMSL101 - American Sign Language I or placement exam.