Fall 2018 Class Schedule (CRC)



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DEAF 310    American Sign Language I    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 6
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This is the first course in a series of four courses in American Sign Language (ASL). The instructional activities are based on an immersion approach, in which the learners develop language competency in source and target language. The emphasis is on non-speech communication. Topics include grammatical features such as adjective descriptors, differentiation between cardinal/ordinal numbers, contrastive structure, temporal aspect markers and temporal sequencing, conversational skills, narrative skills, and discussions with peers. This course was formerly known as SILA 305.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW03:00PM-05:05PMLECK.HarrellCRC MAIN LRC 10415190Textbook

DEAF 312    American Sign Language II    4 Units

Prerequisite: DEAF 310 or SILA 305 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area I; IGETC Area 6
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This is the second in a series of four courses in American Sign Language (ASL). The emphasis is on nonverbal communication. Topics include grammatical features such as adjective descriptors, differentiation between cardinal/ordinal numbers, contrastive structure, temporal aspect markers and temporal sequencing, conversational skills, narrative skills, and discussions with peers. This course was formerly known as SILA 306.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh03:00PM-05:05PMLECS.ThrappCRC MAIN LRC 10415191Textbook

DEAF 314    American Sign Language III    4 Units

Prerequisite: DEAF 312 or SILA 306 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 6
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course is the third in a series of four courses in American Sign Language. It emphasizes expressive and receptive nonverbal communication skills between signers who have preliminary American Sign Language syntactical and lexical skills. It provides an understanding of deaf cultural processes by identifying behaviors and norms from activities assigned in the class. It also includes dialogs that involve asking, empathizing, negotiating and agreeing or disagreeing. The emphasis is on non-speech communication. This course was formerly known as SILA 315.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh06:00PM-08:05PMLECK.HarrellCRC MAIN LRC 10415192Textbook

DEAF 351    Introduction to American Deaf Culture     3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: CSU Area D; IGETC Area 4
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a survey of four institutions which have critical impact on the psycho-social development of Deaf people: family, education, work, and society. It provides awareness and sensitivity to the unique challenges of deafhood and how they influence personal,social and communication competencies of the Deaf person. Selected visits to community events may be required. This course is formerly known as SILA 330.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW06:00PM-07:20PMLECK.HarrellCRC MAIN LRC 10420517Textbook

DEAF 354    Creative Signs    3 Units

Prerequisite: DEAF 314 or communicating at a level of preliminary American Sign Language syntactical and lexical skills that are equivalent to the completion of DEAF 314.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: Introduction to the techniques of facial expression, characterization, body movement, and specialization as it relates to American Sign Language. Development of expressive sign language skills through the use of poetry, songs, skits, storytelling, jokes and slang signs.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW08:00PM-09:20PMLECK.HarrellCRC MAIN LRC 10420518Textbook

Fall 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: August 17, 2018