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2018-2019 Catalog
ASL 3514: Deaf Culture

Course Description for Deaf Culture

ASL3514: Deaf Culture
3
Prerequisites: ASL 2140 ASL I with a grade of "C" or better. This course is an introduction to deaf culture and examines both the emergence of the deaf community as a linguistic and cultural group and the history of American Sign Language. Students will study cultural norms, values, traditions, and rules of social behavior of the deaf community, as well as minority dynamics and cross-cultural interactions.