Spring 2016 Class Schedule (CRC)



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DEAF 310    American Sign Language I    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area I; IGETC Area 6
Course Transferable to 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, Jan 16-May 18
MW        03:00PM-05:05PM LEC K.Harrell            CRC MAIN LRC 104         20538 
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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 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, Jan 16-May 18
TTh       06:00PM-08:05PM LEC K.Harrell            CRC MAIN LRC 104         20540 
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DEAF 316    American Sign Language IV    4 Units

Prerequisite: DEAF 314 or SILA 315 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area I; CSU Area C2; IGETC Area 3B; IGETC Area 6
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course is the fourth in a series of four courses in American Sign Language (ASL). It emphasizes expressive communication skills that involve locating and signing interesting facts, making major life decisions, discussing health conditions, and using money. It incorporates information and activities previously learned about Deaf culture into these narratives. The emphasis is on non-speech communication. This course was formerly known as SILA 316.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
TTh       03:00PM-05:05PM LEC K.Harrell            CRC MAIN BS 128          20541 
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DEAF 353    Baby Sign Language    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course focuses on Baby Sign Language vocabulary, alphabet, handshape, movement, palm orientation, structure,and grammar. Students will learn core vocabulary, comprehension, and grammar in ASL to understand its structure. Students will also be introduced to the history of the Deaf community and its culture, as well as be exposed to community resources for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing populations. This course was formerly known as SILA 338.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LEC K.Harrell            CRC MAIN LRC 105         20542 
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Spring 2016 Class Schedule

Updated: July 5, 2016