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SLNG 2320 - Structure of American Sign Language (ASL)

3 Credits (2 hrs. lec., 3 hrs. lab.) Topics include spoken and signed language; the structure of sounds/signs, words, sentences, and meanings; language in culture and society; language acquisition and processing; and variations in the structure of American Sign Language will be studied according to region, social class, ethnicity, age, and sex. Prerequisite: SGNL 2301 .
Course Outcomes
1 - Define language, linguistics, American Sign Language and identify the basic characteristics of any language, spoken or signed.
2 - Defend American Sign Language as a language.
3 - Explain the meaning of syntax and linguistics.
4 - Compare/contrast phonology and morphology, high and low variety in American Sign Language and mouth morpheme.