Sign Communications (SCM) at Virginia Highlands Community College
- SCM 101 - Introduction to American Sign Language II
- Provides students with continued instruction in the fundamentals of fingerspelling, numbering, American Sign Language structure, and sign language vocabulary. Develops signing skills for communications with people who are deaf and hard of hearing. Incorporates the non-verbal aspects of communications including eye movement, facial expression, and body language.Lecture 3 hours per week.
- SCM 105 - Orientation to Deafness
- Studies the ear mechanism, hearing losses, and causes of deafness. Provides an overview of the deaf community and hearing impaired consumers. Includes study of treatment and education of hearing impaired.Lecture 3 hours per week.