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College of Education and Human Development - George Mason University

EDSE 115: American Sign Language (ASL) I

Important: For the most up-to-date information, refer to the official George Mason Course Catalog

General Information

Credits: 4


Focuses on introduction of American Sign Language (ASL) and Deaf culture. Teaches basic person-to-person conversational signing. Emphasizes development of expressive and receptive skills. Increases knowledge of ASL vocabulary and the syntax, semantics, and pragmatics of the language. Offered by School of Education. Limited to three attempts.
Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

Current Sections

Upcoming Sections

  • Fall 2023, Section: 001*, CRN 72842, Format: Hybrid, Instructor: Georginia Fitzpatrick
  • Fall 2023, Section: 002*, CRN 80367, Format: Hybrid, Instructor: Daniel Frame
  • Fall 2023, Section: 003*, CRN 73099, Format: Hybrid, Instructor: Aja Puopolo
  • Fall 2023, Section: 004*, CRN 73359, Format: Hybrid, Instructor: Shanmugam Pillai
  • Fall 2023, Section: DL1*, CRN 72843, Format: Online, Instructor: Fatimah Aziz
  • Fall 2023, Section: DL2*, CRN 79580, Format: Online, Instructor: Bradley Brown

*These sections are available to non-degree seeking students as well. To take courses without applying to a degree program, you'll need to submit an application as a non-degree seeking student. If you're interested in applying a course to a degree in the future, set up a call with an admissions counselor. All courses available in Summer 2020 will be offered online.

Prior Sections (partial list)