Summer On Campus Courses

NO CLASSES

Memorial Day: Monday, May 27, 2019
Independence Day: Thursday, July 4, 2019

Disciplines

American Sign Language

American Sign Language (ASL)

Beginning Fingerspelling (1 credit)

CourseDatesDaysTimes
PST 136-A1 6/10/19-6/20/19 M-TH 3:00pm-5:00pm
PST 136-B1 6/24/19-7/3/19 M-W 3:00pm-5:15pm
PST 136-C1 7/8/19-7/18/19 M-TH 3:00pm-5:00pm

Course Description    Sign Up

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)

CourseDatesDaysTimes
PST 137-01 6/10/19-6/20/19 M-TH 3:00pm-5:00pm
PST 137-B1 6/24/19-7/3/19 M-W 3:00pm-5:15pm
PST 137-C1 7/8/19-7/18/19 M-TH 3:00pm-5:00pm

Course Description     Sign Up

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)

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

Course Description     Sign Up

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

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

Course Description     Sign Up

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)

CourseDatesDaysTimes
PST 300-01 7/8/19-7/19/19 M-F 9:00am-2:30pm

Course Description     Sign Up

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)

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

Course Description     Sign Up

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)

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

Course Description     Sign Up

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)

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

Course Description     Sign Up

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)

CourseDatesDaysTimes
PST 304-A1 6/10/19-6/21/19 M-F 9:00am-2:30pm
PST 304-B1 6/24/19-7/5/19 M-F 8:30am-2:30pm
PST 304-C1 7/8/19-7/19/19 M-F 9:00am-2:30pm

Course Description     Sign Up

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)

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

Course Description     Sign Up

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)

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

Course Description     Sign Up

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.




You will need Adobe Reader to view these PDF documents. Adobe Acrobat reader is free software that can be downloaded from the Adobe Reader website.