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American Sign Language/English Interpreting

Assistant professor: Elisa Maroney

 

Mission

To prepare its graduates to enter the profession of interpreting.

 

Learning Outcomes

Students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate the academic foundation and world knowledge essential to effective interpreting.
  2. Analyze communication situations and apply appropriate problem solving approaches as needed.
  3. Interpret accurately between American Sign Language and English and collaborate effectively in a variety of settings and across a range of subject matter.

Acceptance into the Interpreting Program is required for all INT 300- and INT 400-level courses except INT 301, INT 302 and INT 420. Applications for admission are typically due in March for admission the following fall.

 

Second year ASL language courses and 200-level INT courses are considered prerequisites to admission. All 300-level courses should be successfully completed prior to enrolling in INT 441.

 

Note: Interpreting majors must have a grade of C or better in courses that are used to satisfy the major requirement.

 

ASL/English Interpreting major (67 credits)

ASL 301, 302 American Sign Language VII, VIII (3 each)

INT 253 Comparative Linguistics: ASL/English* (3)

INT 254 Introduction to the Profession of Interpreting* (3)

INT 330 Theory and Process of Interpreting I (3)

INT 330L Theory and Process of Interpreting I Lab (1)

INT 340 Ethics and Decision Making for Interpreters (3)

INT 341 Theory and Process of Interpreting II ** (3)

INT 341L Theory and Process of Interpreting II Lab ** (1)

INT 342 Theory and Process of Interpreting III** (3)

INT 342L Theory and Process of Interpreting III Lab ** (1)

INT 365 Interpreting in Community Settings (3)

INT 420 Deaf History: Social and Cultural Issues (3)

INT 441 Theory and Process of Interpreting IV ** (3)

INT 441L Theory and Process of Interpreting IV Lab ** (1)

INT 442 Theory and Process of Interpreting V ** (3)

INT 442L Theory and Process of Interpreting V Lab ** (1)

INT 465 Current Issues for Interpreters (3)

INT 467 Interpreting in Educational Settings (3)

INT 468 Specialized Interpreting Techniques (2)

TPD 456 First and Second Language Acquisition: Deaf and HH Children (3)

TPD 492 Language and Communication (3)

INT 410 Internship *** (12)

*Pre- or co-requisite: ASL V

**Must be taken in numerical order

***All program coursework must be successfully completed prior to internship

 

 

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