Expands upon the learner's previously acquired ASL 1 course skills. ASL 2 skill development focuses on expanding sign vocabulary, receptive comprehension, conversational and narrative sign fluency. Learners will develop a better understanding of appropriate Deaf cultural behaviors comparing aspects of American culture and the learner's own culture. Learners will understand their role as a student in the Deaf community. ASL 2 is designed to immerse ASL learners in an ASL - only environment.
Introduces the learner to cultural, political, legal, and economic forces and basic concepts of trade, tariffs, exchange rates, capital markets. Learners will develop the fundamentals for establishing international business enterprises, including trade and investment theory. Learners examine effects of government intervention and aid and the role of social and economic aid organizations such as the UN, EU, IMF and World Bank.
Introduces learners to the evolution of business and entrepreneurship. Learners analyze global, ethical and legal environments of business, explore the human side of business and examine the functional approach to information technology, marketing, human resource management, operations management and finance.
Build upon a basic knowledge of signing and learn intermediate techniques for communicating with the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. Explores expanding your sign language skills including sign language skill development and key signs to use to communicate effectively.
Develop an understanding of business organizations, contracts, and sales contracts by reviewing relevant court cases. Emphasizes the importance, meaning, and value of law in everyday lives. Special emphasis is placed on contemporary legal problems that challenge today's society.