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AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE (ASL)

Beginning Fingerspelling (1 credit)

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PST 136-01 M-TH 3:00pm - 4:50pm 9/10/18-10/10/18 TBD

Course description: This course is designed to help students develop comprehension and production fingerspelling skills used in American Sign Language. Within a range of contexts and using a variety of topics, the instructor will guide the students through extensive fingerspelling drills that emphasize clear form and transitions. Pass/fail grading basis.
Prerequisite: Completion of ASL II or permission of the department.
Tuition: PST: $316

Intermediate Fingerspelling (1 credit)

COURSEDAYSTIMEDATESINSTRUCTOR
PST 137-01 M-W 4:00pm-5:20pm 10/15/18-11/14/18 TBD

Course description: This course expands the emphasis on using fingerspelled and abbreviated words as well as lexicalized signs in ASL within a range of contexts. The instructor will guide the student through dialogues and short stories that emphasize clear form and transitions.
Prerequisite: Completion of ASL III or permission of the department. Pass/fail grading basis.
Tuition: PST: $316
Course materials: None

Visual Gestural Communication (3 credits)

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PST 300-01 S 9:00am - 12:15pm 9/08/18-12/08/18 TBD

Course description: Students will develop capabilities in non-verbal communication and visual gestural communication, studying gestures as a form of communication and a basis for visual language. Emphasis is on learning to think in pictures and building production and comprehension communication skills.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: PST: $950
Course materials: TBA

ASL I (3 credits)

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PST 301-01 M/W 6:30pm-7:50pm 8/27/18-12/10/18 TBD
PST 301-02 S 9:00am-12:15pm 9/08/18-12/08/18 TBD
PST 301-03 M/W 8:30am-9:50am 8/27/18-12/10/18 TBD
PST 301-04 T/TH 2:00pm-3:20pm 8/28/18-12/6/18 TBD

Course description: This course introduces the basics of American Sign Language (ASL) and is designed for students who have little or no previous knowledge of ASL. Readiness for learning will be approached via visual-gestural communication techniques, visual discrimination, and visual memory exercises. ASL questions, commands, and other simple sentence structures are introduced to develop rudimentary conversational skills in ASL. Information about the Deaf Community and Deaf Culture will be introduced.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: PST: $950
Course materials: 1) Lentz, E.M., Mikos, K., and Smith, C. 2008. Signing Naturally Student DVD & Workbook Units , 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 will be covered)
2) GoReact ($19.95)

ASL II (3 credits)

COURSEDAYSTIMEDATESINSTRUCTOR
PST 302-01 M/W 6:30pm-7:50pm 8/27/18-12/10/18  TBD
PST 302-02 S 9:00am-12:15pm 9/08/18-12/08/18  TBD
PST 302-03 M/W 8:30am-9:50am 8/27/18-12/10/18  TBD
PST 302-04 T/TH 2:00pm-3:20pm 8/28/18-12/6/18  TBD

Course description: This course is designed to continue development of American Sign Language (ASL) skills with primary focus on refining the use of basic ASL sentence types. Pronominalization, classifiers, spatial referencing, pluralization, and temporal and distributional aspects are introduced. Students will learn routine communicative functions of the language: asking, requesting, providing clarification, giving and asking for directions. Information about the Deaf Community and Deaf Culture will be included.
Prerequisite: ASL I with a grade of "B" or better, or equivalent and permission of program coordinator.
Tuition: PST: $950
Course materials: 1) Lentz, E.M., Mikos, K., and Smith, C. 2014. Signing Naturally Student DVD & Workbook. (Units 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 will be covered)
2) GoReact ($19.95)

ASL III (3 credits)

COURSEDAYSTIMEDATESINSTRUCTOR
PST 303-01 M/W 6:30pm-7:50pm 8/27/18-12/10/18 TBD
PST 303-02 S 9:00am-12:15pm 9/08/18-12/08/18 TBD
PST 303-03 M/W 12:30pm-1:50pm 8/27/18-12/10/18 TBD
PST 303-04 T/TH 8:00am-9:20am 8/28/18-12/6/18 TBD

Course description: This course builds on skills learned in American Sign Language (ASL) II, adding more complex ASL grammatical features and vocabulary, short stories, narratives, and dialogues. The course will include description of general surroundings, appropriate sequencing, temporal aspects and conditionals. Information about the Deaf Community and Deaf Culture will be included.
Prerequisite: ASL II with a grade of "B" or better, or equivalent and permission of program coordinator.
Tuition: PST: $950
Course materials: 1) Lentz, E.M., Mikos, K., and Smith, C. 1993. Signing Naturally Level 2 Student DVD and Workbook (Units 13, 14, 15, 16, 17 will be covered)
2) GoReact ($19.95)

ASL IV (3 credits)

COURSEDAYSTIMEDATESINSTRUCTOR
PST 304-01 M/W 6:30pm-7:50pm 8/27/18-12/10/18 TBD
PST 304-02 S 9:00am-12:15pm 9/08/18-12/08/18 TBD
PST 304-03 M/W 12:30pm-1:50pm 8/27/18-12/10/18 TBD
PST 304-04 T/TH 8:00am-9:20am 8/28/18-12/6/18 TBD

Course description: This course expands on the development of American Sign Language (ASL) vocabulary and grammar, including the use of two to three character role shifts. Students describe settings, and explain or discuss everyday objects and their use, step-by-step processes, cause and effect, and culturally significant topics relating to the Deaf Community.
Prerequisite: ASL III with a grade of "B" or better, or equivalent and permission of program coordinator.
Tuition: PST: $950
Course materials: 1) Lentz, E.M., Mikos, K., and Smith, C. 2001. Signing Naturally Level 3 Student DVD and Workbook (Units 18, 19, 20, 21 will be covered)
2) GoReact ($19.95)

ASL V (3 credits)

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PST 305-01 M/W 6:30pm-7:50pm 8/27/18-12/10/18 TBD
PST 305-02 S 9:00am-12:15pm 9/08/18-12/08/18 TBD

Course description: This course applies knowledge of American Sign Language (ASL) grammar and vocabulary to the description of increasingly complex constructs, processes and situations. Students incorporate multiple character role shifting into medium-length stories, narratives and the discussion of hypothetical issues. Information on cultural values and attitudes as they relate to the Deaf Community is also examined.
Prerequisite: ASL IV with a grade of "B" or better, or equivalent and permission of program coordinator.
Tuition: PST: $950
Course materials: 1) Lentz, E.M., Mikos, K., and Smith, C. 2001. Signing Naturally Level 3 Student DVD and Workbook (Units 22, 23, 24 will be covered
2) GoReact ($19.95)


BUSINESS

Business Computer Applications (3 credits)

COURSEDAYSTIMEDATESINSTRUCTOR
PST 436-01
BUS 181-01
M/W 11:00am-12:20pm 8/27/18 - 12/15/18 Karen Alkoby
PST 436-02
BUS 181-02
T/TH 11;00am-12;20pm 8/28/18 - 12/17/18 Karen Alkoby

Course description: This course focuses on computer applications that are used widely in business. The course emphasizes the use of spreadsheets and database applications. Through hands-on training and lectures, student will learn to create professional looking spreadsheet documents and personal database management systems.
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: PST: $888; Undergraduate: $2064
Course Materials: Gaskin, Shelley; Vargas, Alici (2016). GO! with Microsoft Excel 2016 Comprehensive; MyLab. Pearson.

Business Ethics (3 credits)

COURSEDAYSTIMEDATESINSTRUCTOR
PST 453-01
BUS 341-01
T/TH 11:00am-12:20pm 8/27/18 - 12/15/18 Thomas Baldridge

Course description: This course is cross-listed and is otherwise known as PHI 341. It introduces the student to the normative theories of moral philosophy as they apply to business. Students use films, case studies and current events to critically assess how to resolve moral issues commonly faced by managers, employees, marketers, and consumers.
Prerequisite: BUS 101 and GSR 150 or equivalent; Business and philosophy department majors or permission of instructor; contact thomas.baldridge@gallaudet.edu
Tuition: PST: $888; Undergraduate: $2064
Course Materials: Cengage Learning. Cengage Unlimited 1 Term Printed Access Code. ISBN: 9780357700037

Business Law I (3 credits)

COURSEDAYSTIMEDATESINSTRUCTOR
PST 454-01
BUS 371-01
T/TH 9:30am-10:50am 8/27/18 - 12/15/18 Thomas Baldridge

Course description: Business Law I introduces students to the American business legal environment and covers basic concepts in contracts, the uniform commercial code, corporations and partnerships, agency, intellectual property, employment, antitrust, consumer protection, security regulation, environmental and international law, and business ethics and social responsibility.
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor; contact thomas.baldridge@gallaudet.edu
Tuition: PST: $888; Undergraduate: $2064
Course Materials: Cengage Learning. Cengage Unlimited 1 Term Printed Access Code. ISBN: 9780357700037

Business Law II (3 credits)

COURSEDAYSTIMEDATESINSTRUCTOR
PST 455-01
BUS 372-01
T/TH 3:00pm-4:20pm 8/27/18 - 12/15/18 Thomas Baldridge

Course description: Law II addresses additional legal topics required for certification as a certified public accountant, including debtor and creditor relations, negotiable instruments, real property, trusts, wills and estates.
Prerequisite: BUS 371 or PST 453 or permission of instructor; contact thomas.baldridge@gallaudet.edu
Tuition: PST: $888; Undergraduate: $2064
Course Materials: Cengage Learning. Cengage Unlimited 1 Term Printed Access Code. ISBN: 9780357700037

Business Finance (3 credits)

COURSEDAYSTIMEDATESINSTRUCTOR
PST 451-01
BUS 352-01
T/TH 2:00pm-3:20pm 8/27/18 - 12/15/18 Fouad Moussa

Course description: This course examines the basic principles of financial management and provides opportunities to develop basic quantitative, research, and critical analytical skills that are useful to a financial manager. Topics include financial managerial functions and responsibilities, risk/return trade-off, ethics and social responsibility, taxation issues, financial institutions and economic environment, interest rate analysis, financial statement analysis, time value of money, and valuation techniques.
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor; contact Fouad.Moussa@gallaudet.edu
Tuition: PST: $888; Undergraduate: $2064
Course Materials: Houston, Joel F. & Brigham, Eugene F.  Fundamentals of Financial Management, 14th Edition.  Cengage.  ISBN: 9781285867977

Financial Accounting (3 credits)

COURSEDAYSTIMEDATESINSTRUCTOR
PST 471-01
BUS 201-01
M/W 3:00pm-4:20am 8/27/18 - 12/15/18 Makur Aciek
PST 471-02
PST 201-02
M/W 11:00am-12:20pm 8/27/18 - 12/15/18 Scott Recht

Course description: This course introduces students to basic financial accounting theory and practice. It provides students with the abilityo understand business activities and the decisions that managers make by studying the accounting method used in preparing financial reports. The course emphasizes user approach to teach students how to interpret financial reports in an accurate and relevant way and how accounting methods affect the evaluation of business results and the quality of business decision.
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
Tuition: PST: $888; Undergraduate: $2064
Course Materials: Williams, Jan. (2017). Connect Access Card for Gen Combo Financial Accounting, 17th Edition. McGraw-Hill Education. ISBN: 9781259692406


COMMUNICATION STUDIES

Business and Professional Communication (3 credits)

COURSE#DAYSTIMEDATESINSTRUCTOR
PST 561-01
COM 350.-01
T/TH 11:00am-12:20pm 8/28/2018 - 12/15/2018 Amy Stevens

Course description: This course prepares students to be effective communicators in the workplace and includes interviewing, professional presentations at staff meetings, business writing, and interaction with a variety of professionals.
Prerequisite: COM 280 or 290 or permission of instructor
Tuition: PST: $888; Undergraduate: $2064
Course Materials: ADLER. (2015). Access Card for Communicating at Work, 11th Edition. McGraw-Hill Education. ISBN: 9781259677977

Introduction to  Mass Communication (3 credits)

COURSE#DAYSTIMEDATESINSTRUCTOR
PST 562 -01
ENG 350-01
M/W 11;00am-12:20pm 8/27/2018 - 12/15/2018 Amy Stevens

Course description: This course involves a critical study of the development, scope, influence, and theories of mass communication in America.
Prerequisite: COM 290; junior or senior standing or permission of instructor
Tuition: PST: $888; Undergraduate: $2064
Course Materials: Hanson, Ralph E. (2016). Mass Communication, 6th Edition. Sage Pubns. ISBN: 9781506344461


ENGLISH

Business and Technical Writing (3 credits)

COURSE#DAYSTIMEDATESINSTRUCTOR
PST 555-01
ENG 380-01
M/W/F 12:00pm-12:50pm 8/27/2018 - 12/15/2018 Jill Bradbury

Course description: Study and intensive practice of professional writing skills and genres, such as resumes, letters of application, emails, memos, proposals, short and long reports, and manuals. Designed for students in English Department programs.
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
Tuition: PST: $888; Undergraduate: $2064
Course Materials: Rentz, Kathrybn and Lentz, Paula (2015). M: Business Communication. McGraw Hills. ISBN: 9781259662355

Creative Writing: Short Stories (3 credits)

COURSE#DAYSTIMEDATESINSTRUCTOR
PST 565 -01
ENG 392-01
M/W/F 2:00pm-2:50pm 8/27/2018 - 12/15/2018 Chris Heuer

Course description: Study and intensive practice of writing fiction, drama, poetry, and other creative forms. Analysis and critique of students' writings in group and individual conferences. May be repeated for a maximum of nine credit hours if topics differ.
Prerequisite: GSR 102 permission of instructor
Tuition: PST: $888; Undergraduate: $2064
Course Materials: Bekk, James Scott (2016). How to Write Short Stories And Use Them to Further. Ingram Book Co. ISBN: 9780910355346


HISTORY

American History II (3 credits)

COURSE#DAYSTIMEDAYSINSTRUCTOR
PST 172-01
HIS 112-01
T/TH 11:00am-12:20pm 8/28/18 - 12/15/18 Brian Greenwald

Course description: This is a general survey of American history since the Civil War. Topics in this course include; Reconstruction, foreign policy, political reforms, women's history, technological and economic growth, immigration, civil rights, and America's complex identity in the 20th century.
Prerequisite: HIS 111 or permission of the instructor. brian.greenwald@gallaudet.edu
Tuition: PST: $888; Undergraduate: $2064
Course Materials: Goldfield, David; Abbott, Carl (2016). American Journey A History of the United States, 8th Edition. Pearson. ISBN: 9780134103310


LINGUISTICS

Iconicity and Depiction (1 credit)

COURSE#DAYSTIMEDATESINSTRUCTOR
PST 376-01
LIN 537-01
LIN 537-02
M 5:00pm - 7:50pm 8/28/17 - 12/15/17 Paul Dudis

Course description In this course, students are introduced to a descriptive framework with which to identify and analyze iconicity and depiction in ASL and other signed languages. The first part of the course focuses on depiction typology, covering role-shifting, constructed action and dialogue, classifier constructions/depicting verbs, aspectual constructions, metaphorical depictions, and other imagistic uses of space. In the second part of the course, we examine depiction in artistic and academic settings as well as in everyday conversations and narratives.
Prerequisite: This course has two tracks: 1) An undergraduate track for students who have not gotten a bachelors degree but have taken LIN 101 or an equivalent. 2) A graduate track for students who already have a bachelors degree and have taken LIN 101 or an equivalent. Applicants who are interested in this course but don't meet prerequisites can ask for instructor permission by contacting Dr. Paul Dudis at paul.dudis@gallaudet.edu
Tuition: PST: $888; Undergraduate: $2064; Graduate: $3030
RID CMP: Gallaudet University is an approved RID CMP sponsor for continuing education activities. This Professional Studies program is offered for 4.5 CEUs at the introductory content knowledge level. Please click here for Academic Coursework Activity Report Form.
Course Materials: All course materials will be made available in Blackboard.

Introduction to Structure of ASL (3 credits)

COURSEDAYSTIMEDATESINSTRUCTOR
PST 361-01
LIN 263-01
T/TH 9:30am - 10:50pm 8/28/18 - 12/10/18 Mary Thumann
PST 361-02
LIN 263-02
T/TH 11:00am - 12:20pm 8/28/18 - 12/10/18 Mary Thumann

Course description An introduction to the "phonology," grammar, and semantics of American Sign Language, including studies of variations in structure related to factors of region, social class, ethnicity, age, and sex; studies of child language acquisition of American Sign Language; and studies of short-term memory processing in American Sign Language. Some comparisons with English and other languages will be offered.
Prerequisite: LIN 101, or PST 374, or permission of the instructor
Tuition: PST: $888; Undergraduate: $2064
RID CMP: Gallaudet University is an approved RID CMP sponsor for continuing education activities. This Professional Studies program is offered for 4.5 CEUs at the introductory content knowledge level. Please click here for Academic Coursework Activity Report Form
Course Materials: Valli, C., Lucas, C., Mulrooney K. and Rankin, M. (2011). Linguistics of American Sign Language: An introduction, 5th Edition. Washington, D.C.: Gallaudet University Press.


PHILOSOPHY

Bioethics and the Deaf Community (3 credits)

COURSEDAYSTIMEDATESINSTRUCTOR
PST 261-01
PHI 450-01
M-TH 6:00pm - 8:00pm 8/27/18 - 12/10/18 Teresa Burke

Course description:  Bioethics is a branch of applied ethics, which in turn is a part of the philosophical field of ethics. Bioethics applies ethical theory to issues in the biological sciences, including scientific research and healthcare. This course introduces major theoretical approaches to bioethics and applies them to topics of interest to the deaf community, including (but not limited to) eugenics, cochlear implant surgery, and genetic technology. Bioethics theories and concepts covered will include informed consent, research ethics, individual and group rights, surrogate decision-making, quality of life, genetic enhancement versus gene therapy, and wrongful life. The potential impact of new and emerging technologies on the deaf community will also be discussed.
Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor
Tuition: PST: $888; Undergraduate: $2064
Course materials: Barnes, Elizabeth. (2016). The Minority Body A Theory of Disability. Oxford University Press. ISBN:9780198732587


PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND RECREATION

Coastal Culture & Wilderness: The South Carolina Low-Country (3 credits)

COURSE#DAYSTIMEDATESRoom
PST 265-01
PER 295C
TH 3:30pm - 5:00pm 10/18/18, 10/25/18, 11/1/18 and 11/8/18

Course description The Low-Country of South Carolina is just a few miles up the coast from Charleston, but is rural area of National Forest and protected coastlines that can give one a sense they have stepped back in time. Our trip will consist of paddling kayaks and stand-up paddle boards, in addition to hikes in the National Forest and on barrier islands, all the while learning from local naturalists about the coastal ecosystem and wildlife. We will visit varied landscapes, from Cyprus swamps and tidal marshes to barrier islands. The heart of this course will be two nights of camping on Caper’s Island, while other nights we will camp along the Intercostal Waterway. Expect to see lots of wildlife, including dolphins, alligators, lizards, owls and eagles, river otters and the rare swallow-tailed kite. Learn camping, paddling and other wilderness travel skills. Engage with federal land managers, adventure recreation business owners and professional naturalists. Earn your Learn Leave No Trace (LNT) certification as part of this course.
Click on the link to view Coastal Culture & Wilderness: The South Carolina Low-Country video.
Cost Breakdown
Tuition: PST: $888, Undergraduate:$2064
Material Fee: $650 (covers camping equipment, camping fees and permits, whitewater rafting and food)
Instructor: Matthew McKinney
Meet Up: Buck Hall Campground on June 3 no later than 7 p.m. Participants can be picked up from Charleston International Airport (CHS) between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m.
For more information: ccoe@gallaudet.edu

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