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

T08:30PM-09:20PMLECS.ThrappCRC MAIN LRC 10415609Textbook

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

MW03:00PM-05:05PMLECK.HarrellCRC MAIN LRC 10415745Textbook

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, Jan 13-May 16

TBATBALECK.Harrell TBA TBA21074Textbook

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

TTh06:00PM-08:05PMLECK.HarrellCRC MAIN LRC 10419775Textbook

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

MW06:00PM-07:20PMLECK.HarrellCRC MAIN LRC 10419778Textbook

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

TTh08:30PM-09:20PMLECK.HarrellCRC MAIN WIN 25419972Textbook

DEAF 495    Independent Study    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
Description: An independent studies project involves an individual student or small group of students in study, research, or activities beyond the scope of regularly offered courses. See the current catalog section of "Special Studies" for full details of Independent Studies.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TBATBALABK.Harrell TBA TBA21209Textbook
This special studies is for 3 units.

Spring 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: February 14, 2018