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DCS:111Theory of American Sign Language3

Theory of American Sign Language (ASL) examines the phonetic, grammatical, and syntactic features of ASL in contrast with English. Topics include ASL linguistic terms, ten sentence types (statements, yes-no questions, wh-questions, rhetorical questions, negation, classifiers, chronological sequencing, spatialization, directionality, and conditionals), colors, places, occupations, numbers, and the terminology that names the features of English and ASL. Corequisite: DCS 119. Prerequisites: Prior or concurrent enrollment in DCS 104 with a grade of "C" or better and Reading Proficiency.