HASL1412 American Sign Language IV

Course Description

Meets Mn Transfer Goal 8 - Global Perspective. Intense study of intermediate + (or intermediate plus) vocabulary and ASL grammatical structures, in-depth descriptive classifiers, with few repetitions and students' self critique. Knowledge of political corrections signs. Primarily for intermediate sign language students.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • introduce the student to intermediate vocabulary of ASL
  • utilize American Sign Language fluently in both expressive and receptive ways with few repetitions
  • interact with deaf people and recognize their signing styles
  • identify political corrections signs
  • participate fully in the classroom such as: small group work, group discussion, and whole class discussion
  • self-critique of signing and fingerspelling speed and clarity for self and others
  • utilize in-depth classifiers describing things, persons or places


Please see eServices for section availability and current pre-req/test score requirements for this course.

3 credits: 3 lectures / presentations, 0 lab, 0 other