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Disciplines

American Sign Language
Business
Infants, Toddlers, and Families
Interpretation Education
Peer Mentoring

American Sign Language (ASL)

Beginning Fingerspelling (1 credit)

Course Dates Days Time Room Status
PST 136-A1 6/8/20 - 6/18/20 M-TH 3:00pm-5:00pm TBA OPEN
PST 136-B1 6/22/20 - 7/2/20 M-TH 3:00pm-5:00pm TBA OPEN
PST 136-C1 7/6/20 - 7/16/20 M-TH 3:00pm-5:00pm TBA OPEN

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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
Course Materials: None

Intermediate Fingerspelling (1 credit)

Course Dates Days Time Room Status
PST 137-A1 6/8/20 - 6/18/20 M-TH 3:00pm-5:00pm TBA OPEN
PST 137-B1 6/22/20 - 7/2/20 M-TH 3:00pm-5:00pm TBA OPEN
PST 137-C1 7/6/20 - 7/16/20 M-TH 3:00pm-5:00pm TBA OPEN

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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

Special Topic: Classifiers I (1 credit)

Course Dates Days Time Room Status
PST 102-B1 6/22/20 - 7/2/20 M-TH 6:30pm-8:30pm TBA OPEN

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This course introduces the students to basic classifiers. Skill-building activities are included. Pass/fail grading basis
Prerequisite: Completion of ASL I or permission of the department.
Tuition: PST: $316
Course materials: None

Special Topic: Classifiers II

Course Dates Days Time Room Status
PST 105-C1 7/6/20 - 7/16/20 M-TH 6:30pm-8:30pm TBA OPEN

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This course focuses on the application and expansion of classifiers. Rules will be provided for classifier use in various contexts, emphasizing how the signer’s perspective influences the selection of the appropriate classifier. Pass/Fail grading basis.
Prerequisite: Completion of ASL III or permission of department.
Tuition: PST: $316
Course materials: None

Visual Gestural Communication (3 credits)

Course Dates Days Time Room Status
PST 300-C1 7/6/20 - 7/17/20 M-F 9:00am-2:30pm TBA OPEN

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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: None

ASL I (3 credits)

Course Dates Days Time Room Status
PST 301-A1 6/8/20 - 6/19/20 M-F 9:00am-2:30pm TBA OPEN
PST 301-B1 6/22/20 - 7/3/20 M-F 9:00am-2:30pm TBA OPEN
PST 301-C1 7/6/20 - 7/17/20 M-F 9:00am-2:30pm TBA OPEN
PST 301-D1 7/20/20 - 7/31/20 M-F 9:00am-2:30pm TBA OPEN

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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) Purchase textbook(s) at eCampus. 2) GoReact($19.95)
Click to view ASL I Syllabus in PDF format for more information.
Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.

ASL II (3 credits)

Course Dates Days Time Room Status
PST 302-A1 6/8/20 - 6/19/20 M-F 9:00am-2:30pm TBA OPEN
PST 302-B1 6/22/20 - 7/3/20 M-F 9:00am-2:30pm TBA OPEN
PST 302-C1 7/6/20 - 7/17/20 M-F 9:00M-2:20PM TBA OPEN
PST 302-D1 7/20/20 - 7/31/20 M-F 9:00am-2:30pm TBA OPEN

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This course is designed to continue development of American Sign Language (ASL) skills with a 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: Purchase textbook(s) at eCampus. 2) GoReact ($19.95)
Click to view ASL II Syllabus in PDF format for more information.
Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.

ASL III (3 credits)

Course Dates Days Time Room Status
PST 303-A1 6/8/20 - 6/19/20 M-F 9:00am-2:30pm TBA OPEN
PST 303-B1 6/22/20 - 7/3/20 M-F 9:00am-2:30pm TBA OPEN
PST 303-C1 7/6/20 - 7/17/20 M-F 9:00am-2:30pm TBA OPEN
PST 303-D1 7/20/20 - 7/31/20 M-F 9:00am-2:30pm TBA OPEN

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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 a 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: $950
Instructor: TBD
Course Materials: 1) Purchase textbook(s) at eCampus. 2) GoReact($19.95)
Click to view Online ASL III Syllabus in PDF format for more information.
Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.

ASL IV (3 credits)

Course Dates Days Time Status
PST 304-A1 6/8/20 - 6/19/20 M-F 9:00am-2:30pm TBA OPEN
PST 304-B1 6/22/20 - 7/3/20 M-F 9:00am-2:30pm TBA OPEN
PST 304-C1 7/6/20 - 7/17/20 M-F 9:00am-2:30pm TBA OPEN

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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.
Tuition: $950
Instructor: TBD
Course Materials: 1) Purchase textbook(s) at eCampus. 2) GoReact ($19.95)
Click to view ASL IV Syllabusin PDF format for more information.
Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration

ASL V (3 credits)

Course Dates Days Time Room Status
PST 305-A1 6/8/20 - 6/19/20 M-F 9:00am-2:30pm TBA OPEN
PST 305-C1 7/6/20 - 7/17/20 M-F 9:00am-2:30pm TBA OPEN

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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) Purchase textbook(s) at eCampus. 2) GoReact ($19.95)
Click to view ASL V Syllabus in PDF format for more information.
Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.

ASL VI (3 credits)

Course Dates Days Time Room Status
PST 306-C1 7/6/20 - 7/16/20 M-F 9:00am-2:30pm TBA OPEN

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This course builds on the cultural competence and language skills developed in ASL V with an increased focus on developing comprehension and production storytelling skills.
Prerequisite: ASL V with a grade of "B" or better, or equivalent and permission of program coordinator
Tuition: PST: $950
Course Materials: 1) Provided by instructor 2) GoReact ($19.95)
Click to view ASL VI Syllabus in PDF format for more information.
Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.

BUSINESS

Financial Accounting I (3 credits)

Course Dates Days Times Room Status
PST 410-01 MTWRF 9:00am-11:50pm

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An introduction to basic financial accounting theory and practice. This course provides students with the ability to understand business activities and the decisions that managers make by studying the accounting methods used in preparing financial reports. A user approach is emphasized so that students will learn to interpret financial reports in an accurate and relevant away by focusing on how accounting methods affect the evaluation of business results and the quality of business decisions that have been made.
Cross-listings: ACC 201-01  Financial Accounting I
Prerequisite: Permission of the department; contact scott.recht@gallaudet.edu
Tuition: PST: $888
Instructor: Scott Recht
Course materials: Purchase textbook(s) at eCampus.
Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.

Financial Accounting II (3 credits)

Course Dates Days Times Room Status
PST 472-01 MTWRF 9:00am-11:50am

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Management (or Managerial) Accounting comprises financial and nonfinancial information intended to meet internal users' needs. It involves the development and interpretation of accounting information intended to specifically assist management in the operation of the business. Topics include the use of accounting information for planning and control, performance evaluation, decision making, and statement of cash flows, along with financial statement analysis. The course will cover cost behavior, job order costing, process costing, cost-volume-profit relationship, relevant costing/benefits, budgeting, activity-based costing, cash flow, and financial statement analysis. Computer lab required.
Cross-listings: ACC 203-01  Managerial Accounting
Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor; contact scott.recht@gallaudet.edu
Tuition: PST: $888
Instructor: Scott Recht
Course materials: Purchase textbook(s) at eCampus.
Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.

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Infants, Toddlers, and Families

A Developmental Approach to Programming for Infants, Toddlers and their Families (online and on campus, 3 credits)

Course Dates Time Room Status
PSG 664-HY01 9:00am-5:00pm
Online N/A

Course Description     Sign Up

This course is the fifth course in the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Infants, Toddlers and Families: Collaboration and Leadership (ITF) Interdisciplinary Graduate Certificate Program. The course requires both online and on-campus participation. The course will focus on both content and skill development in the areas of assessment and programming. The collaboration will be emphasized in the assessment and implementation of goals and services for young children and their families. The processes underlying the development of IFSPs and IEP's and transitions from early intervention to preschools will be explored. Strategies and resources will emphasize best practice in interdisciplinary, developmentally and individually appropriate and culturally responsive programming. Candidates for the certificate will present their capstone projects and final portfolios to provide evidence of their knowledge, skills and professional dispositions for working with infants and toddlers who are deaf or hard of hearing, birth-to-three, and their families.
Cross-listings: ITF 704-HY01 Developmental Approach to Programming for Infants, Toddlers, and their Families
Prerequisite: Admission to the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Infants, Toddlers and Families: Collaboration and Leadership (ITF) Interdisciplinary Graduate Certificate Program or permission of instructor; contact julie.mitchiner@gallaudet.edu
Tuition: PSG: $888
Instructor: Jodee Crace
Course Materials: Purchase textbook(s) at eCampus.Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.

Socio-Cultural and Political Contexts for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Infants, Toddlers, and their Families (3 credits)

Course Dates Time Room Status
PSG 660-HY01 9:00am-5:00pm
Online N/A

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This course is the first course in the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Infants, Toddlers and Families: Collaboration and Leadership (ITF) Interdisciplinary Graduate Certificate Program and serves as an orientation to the program. This course requires both on-campus and online participation. Participants will examine perspectives on working with young deaf and hard of hearing children, their families, and communities and will discuss the historical foundations of birth-to-three programs and services. The impact of early hearing detection and intervention principles and practices on newborn hearing screening and programs will be addressed. The course will provide an overview of the following topics: professionalism, advocacy, ethics, dispositions, diversity, and other factors that impact deaf and hard of hearing infants and toddlers and their families. Resources to support collaboration, leadership, and change will be included. Evidence-based research and best practice guidelines that benefit deaf and hard of hearing infants and toddlers and their families will be addressed.
Cross-listings: ITF 700-HY01  Socio-Cultural and Political Contexts for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Infants, Toddlers, and their Families
Prerequisite: Admission to the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Infants, Toddlers and Families: Collaboration and Leadership (ITF) Interdisciplinary Graduate Certificate Program or permission of instructor; contact julie.mitchiner@gallaudet.edu julie.mitchiner@gallaudet.edu
Tuition: PSG: $888
Instructor: Marilyn Sass-Lehrer and Tawny Holmes
Course Materials: Purchase textbook(s) at eCampus.
Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.

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Interpreting Education

Interpreting Immersion: Enrich Your Interpretations with the Power of Depiction I (3 credits)

Course Dates Days Time Room Status
PST 352-UG01 SMTWR 8:00am-5:00pm
PST 352-G01 SUMMER 8:00am-5:00pm

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This course is designed for interpreters working in scientific and technical settings that often require expression in advanced ASL discourse. This course will explore and teach the three vital components of an effective ASL message: advanced non-manual signals, classifiers, and facial grammar. Students will get hands-on practice with scientific, medical, and technical texts, and learn to create more effective and engaging translations.
Cross-listings: INT 595-UG01/INT 595-G01  Interpreting Immersion: Enrich Your Interpretations with the Power of Depiction I
Prerequisite: ASL proficiency (minimum of ASL III). Some prior interpreting coursework, training, and/or experience. Permission of the instructor, contact alisha.bronk@gallaudet.edu
Tuition: $888
Instructor: Alisha Bronk
Course Materials: Purchase textbook(s) at eCampus
Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.

Advanced Interpreting Immersion: Enrich Your Interpretations with the Power of Depiction II (3 credits)

Course Dates Days Time Room Status
PST 353-UG01 MTWRF 8:00am-5:00pm
PST 353-G01 MTWRF 8:00am-5:00pm

Course Description     Sign Up

This course is designed for both Deaf and hearing interpreters working in any setting where advanced ASL discourse strategies are required. The course is beneficial for both native and non-native signers; activities are adapted to students¿ prior experience. All students will practice essential skills that improve the confidence, clarity, and quality of ASL translations. The course explores the three vital components of an effective ASL message: advanced non-manual signals, classifiers, and facial grammar. Students will get hands-on practice and learn to create more effective and engaging translations.
Cross-listings: INT 595-UG01/INT 595-G01  Interpreting Immersion: Enrich Your Interpretations with the Power of Depiction II
Prerequisite: PST 352 Interpretation Immersion, the permission of the instructor, contact alisha.bronk@gallaudet.edu
Tuition: $888
Instructor: Alisha Bronk
Course Materials: Purchase textbook(s) at eCampus.
Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration.

Working as a Deaf Interpreter (1.5 credits)

Course Dates Days Time Room Status
PST 327-HY01 Online Online N/A
On-Campus MTWRF 8:00am-5:00pm

Course Description     Sign Up

This course is designed for Deaf students to expand foundational interpreting skills and knowledge of the interpreting profession. This prepares students for the Certified Deaf Interpreter (CDI) exam. Students will learn about the history and trends of the field, and study the Code of Professional Conduct (CPC). The course will also provide practice with specialized skills most needed in the Deaf Interpreting field: English to ASL translation, reformulation and platform interpreting, and Pro-Tactile interpreting skills for working in the DeafBlind community.
Prerequisite: ASL proficiency (minimum of ASL III). Some prior interpreting coursework, training, and/or experience. Permission of the instructor, contact alisha.bronk@gallaudet.edu
Tuition: PST: $TBD
Instructor: Alisha Bronk and Steven Collins
Course Materials: To be provided
Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration. CDI Knowledge Test will be administered at 9:00 am on Saturday, August 10, 2019. If you are interested, you will need to go to the membership portal at RID.org and become a member of RID. Candidates can pay online in the RID portal. If you are already a member, disregard this. Please visit the Certified Deaf Interpreter (CDI) page for more information. To apply for CDI Knowledge Exam. Prior to the exam, the candidate must upload their audiogram online and then they will need to register/pay for the CDI-knowledge exam.

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