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ASL 411LEC American Sign Language Linguistics

Lecture

This course is designed to introduce students to the main structural features of American Sign Language (ASL) such as phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and pragmatics. The linguistics of ASL and spoken languages will be compared. Additional topics will include the definitions of language and linguistics, variation and historical change, discourse, bilingualism and language contact, and language as art. Research articles pertaining to ASL and other signed languages in the world will be read and criticized. This course is designed for the students who are already proficient in ASL.

Credits: 3
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
Prerequisites: ASL 101 and ASL 102 and ASL 203 and ASL 204 and ASL 211 with a grade of C or better. UB GPA of C or better
 
Published: Nov 22, 2021 13:59:03