ASL-131: Elementary American Sign Language I

Catalog Info

Title when registering
Elementary ASL I
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
4 (for 15-week classes)
ENG-094/ENG-095E eligible or instructor permission
Course Description

Introduces the basic American Sign Language (ASL) skills, focusing on communication in a cultural context. Covers fingerspelling, basic vocabulary and grammatical structures, and the development of visual receptive and gestural expressive skills. Designed for students with little or no previous knowledge of ASL.

MTA Categories
  • Category 5: Humanities and Fine Arts
General Education Categories
  • Humanities and Fine Arts
Office Contact
School of Liberal Arts: 313-845-9624,, Liberal Arts Building, Room: K-201 and F-138
Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Fall 2024 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.