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Disciplines

American Sign Language
Interpretation Education

American Sign Language (ASL)

Beginning Fingerspelling (1 credit)

CourseDatesDaysTimeStatus
PST 136-A1 6/10/19-6/20/19 M-TH 3:00pm-5:00pm OPEN
PST 136-B1 6/24/19-7/3/19 M-W 3:00pm-5:15pm OPEN
PST 136-C1 7/8/19-7/18/19 M-TH 3:00pm-5:00pm 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 Fingerseplling (1 credit)

CourseDatesDaysTimeStatus
PST 137-A1 6/10/19-6/20/19 M-TH 3:00pm-5:00pm OPEN
PST 137-B1 6/24/19-7/3/19 M-W 3:00pm-5:15pm OPEN
PST 137-C1 7/8/19-7/18/19 M-TH 3:00pm-5:00pm 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)

CourseDatesDaysTimeStatus
PST 102-B1 6/24/19-7/3/19 M-W 6:30pm-8:45pm 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

CourseDatesDaysTimeStatus
PST 105-C1 7/8/19-7/18/19 M-TH 6:30pm-8:30pm OPEN

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This course focuses on 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)

CourseDatesDaysTimeStatus
PST 300-C1 7/8/19-7/19/19 M-F 9:00am-2:30pm 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)

CourseDatesDaysTimeStatus
PST 301-A1 6/10/19-6/21/19 M-F 9:00am-2:30pm OPEN
PST 301-B1 6/24/19-7/5/19 M-F 8:30am-2:30pm OPEN
PST 301-C1 7/8/19-7/19/19 M-F 9:00am-2:30pm OPEN
PST 301-D1 7/22/19-8/2/19 M-F 9:00am-2:30pm 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)

CourseDatesDaysTimeStatus
PST 302-A1 6/10/19-6/21/19 M-F 9:00am-2:30pm OPEN
PST 302-B1 6/24/19-7/5/19 M-F 8:30am-2:30pm OPEN
PST 302-C1 7/8/19-7/19/19 M-F 9:00am-2:30pm OPEN
PST 302-D1 7/22/19-8/2/19 M-F 9:00am-2:30pm OPEN

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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: 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)

CourseDatesDaysTimeStatus
PST 303-A1 6/10/19-6/21/19 M-F 9:00am-2:30pm OPEN
PST 303-B1 6/24/19-7/5/19 M-F 8:30am-2:30pm OPEN
PST 303-C1 7/8/19-7/19/19 M-F 9:00am-2:30pm OPEN
PST 303-D1 7/22/19-8/2/19 M-F 9:00am-2:30pm 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 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)

CourseDatesDaysTimeStatus
PST 304-A1 6/10/19-6/21/19 M-F 9:00am-2:30pm OPEN
PST 304-B1 6/24/19-7/5/19 M-F 8:30am-2:30pm OPEN
PST 304-C1 7/8/19-7/19/19 M-F 9:00am-2:30pm 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 Syllabus in PDF format for more information.
Note: Payment must be received to finalize your course registration

ASL V (3 credits)

CourseDatesDaysTimeStatus
PST 305-A1 6/10/19-6/21/19 M-F 9:00am-2:30pm OPEN
PST 305-B1 6/24/19-7/5/19 M-F 8:30am-2:30pm OPEN
PST 305-C1 7/8/19-7/19/19 M-F 9:00am-2:30pm 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)

CourseDatesDaysTimeStatus
PST 306-C1 7/8/19-7/19/19 M-F 9:00am-2:30pm OPEN

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This course builds on the cultural competence and language skills developed in ASL V with 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.


Interpretation Education

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

CourseDatesDaysTimeStatus
PST 352-UG01 5/19/19 - 5/23/19 S/Su/M/T/W/TH 8:00am-6:00pm OPEN
PST 352-G01 5/19/18 - 5/23/19 S/Su/M/T/W/TH 8:00am-6:00pm OPEN

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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 hand-on practice with scientific, medical, and technical texts, and learn to create more effective and engaging translations.
Crosslistings: INT 595-UG01/INT 595-G01  Interpreting Immersion: Enrich Your Interpretations with the Power of Depiction
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.

Working as a Deaf Interpreter (1.5 credits)

CourseDatesDaysTimeStatus
PST 327-HY01 7/22/19 - 8/03/19 Online Online OPEN
On Campus 8/04/19 - 8/08/19 SU-TH 8:00am-5:00pm OPEN

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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: $444
Instructor: Alisha Bronk and Steven Collins
Course Materials: To be provided
Note: Payment must be receive to finalize your course registration.

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