Spring 2018 Class Schedule (CRC)



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DEAF 300    Introduction to Deaf Culture and ASL Studies Orientation    .5 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 9 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an overview of Deaf Culture and American Sign Language (ASL) Studies at Cosumnes River College. Topics include an introduction to the field of Deaf culture and ASL, job opportunities, and the skills needed to be successful in the field. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 30-Apr 03
T         08:30PM-09:20PM LEC S.Thrapp             CRC MAIN LRC 104         15609 
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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, Jan 13-May 16
MW        03:00PM-05:05PM LEC K.Harrell            CRC MAIN LRC 104         15745 
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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 13-May 16
MW        07:45PM-09:50PM LEC K.Harrell            CRC MAIN LRC 104         15548 
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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 13-May 16
TTh       06:00PM-08:05PM LEC K.Harrell            CRC MAIN LRC 104         19775 
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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, Jan 13-May 16
TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LEC S.Thrapp             CRC MAIN WIN 254         19776 
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DEAF 380    American Sign Language Literature    3 Units

Prerequisite: DEAF 314 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces American Sign Language (ASL) literature genres such as folklore and folktales, storytelling, visual vernacular, personification, classifier story, poetry, ABC and number stories and non-fiction narrative. Topics include analyzing and applying ASL usage in ASL literature genres.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LEC K.Harrell            CRC MAIN LRC 104         19778 
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DEAF 400    Deaf Culture and ASL Studies Capstone    1 Unit

Prerequisite: DEAF 316 or SILA 316 with grades of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course applies classroom learning to real-world practice in the Deaf community. It includes development of portfolios and digital portfolios from previous work in DEAF courses. Topics also include resume writing and interview skills.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 16-Mar 15
TTh       08:30PM-09:20PM LEC K.Harrell            CRC MAIN WIN 254         19972 
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Spring 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: November 21, 2017