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Sign Language Interpreter Education

Associate in Applied Science

The program in interpreting prepares students for basic entry-level skills in sign language interpreting and transliterating. The American Sign Language courses prepare students to communicate effectively in ASL. The Interpreter Education courses provide theories of interpreting as well as specific training for interpreting/transliterating skill development. Students will gain a working knowledge of the Deaf Community, Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) Code of Professional Conduct, certification options, and the field of interpreting in various settings.

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Degree Information

Credit Hours: 69

Contact Hours: 73

Recommended Math Pathway: MATH-115

Writing Requirements: ENGL-101 or ENGL-103 and ENGL-102 or ENGL-104


Estimated In-District Pathway Cost:* $12,397.38

*Calculations are based on full-time enrollment, in-district tuition rates, and progression according to the Degree Pathway. Changes in course-taking behavior, residency status, and other factors may impact total costs.

Degree Pathway

Course Name Course Notes Credit
Hours
Contact
Hours
Program Pre-Requisites To be Taken Before Admission to Program
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Total 11 11
Year One
Fall
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3 3
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4 4
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3 3
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2 2
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4 4
Total 16 16
Year One
Winter
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2 2
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4 4
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3 3
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33
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3 3
Total 16 16
Year One
Spring / Summer
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*** 3 4
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*** 3 4
Total 10 12
Year Two
Fall
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34
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34
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33
Total1113
Year Two
Winter
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33
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33
Total1212
Notes
*Pre-Requisite courses and electives not counted toward degree totals
**Spring
*** Spring/Summer combined
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June 19, 2018
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