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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

  • Spring 2023, Section: 001*, CRN 11082, Format: Hybrid, Instructor: Aja Puopolo
  • Spring 2023, Section: 002*, CRN 13820, Format: Hybrid, Instructor: Shanmugam Pillai
  • Spring 2023, Section: 003*, CRN 13153, Format: Hybrid, Instructor: Georginia Fitzpatrick
  • Spring 2023, Section: DL1*, CRN 19410, Format: Online, Instructor: Daniel Frame
  • Spring 2023, Section: DL2*, CRN 20836, Format: Online, Instructor: Fatimah Aziz
  • Spring 2023, Section: DL3*, CRN 13439, 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)