About ASL 120 A

Provides students a comprehensive orientation to Deaf communities as linguistic and cultural minorities. Students will explore various aspects of American Deaf culture.


Open to Degree and Continuing Education students. This course will have interpreters to facilitate lecture/discussion for all students at each class meeting.

Section Description

This course is designed to engage students into the ‘Deaf World’ by exploring various aspects of American Deaf Culture including values, beliefs, norms, identities, traditions, arts, communities, and language. Students will also examine internal and external factors that affect Deaf communities through social, cultural, and political lenses. This course contains lecture, interactive class discussion, community engagement, and critical analyses. This course will be conducted in Spoken English. Required textbook: Holcomb, T. K. (2013) Introduction to Deaf Culture. ISBN-13: 978-0199777549

Course Dates



Votey Bldg 209 (View Campus Map)


to on Tuesday and Thursday

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