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American Sign Language-Interpreter Training

INTERPRETER TRAINING

Associate of Applied Science Degree

This degree prepares students for a career in interpreting. It includes all ASL, interpreting, and general education courses. It is designed to prepare students to take the Texas Board for Evaluation of Interpreters (BEI) certification exam.

  Prior to Acceptance & Enrollment in SLNG 2401 Credit Hours
  ENGL 1301 English Composition I 3
    SGNL 1401 American Sign Language (ASL) I 4
  SGNL 1402 American Sign Language (ASL) II 4
  SGNL 2301 American Sign Language (ASL) III 3
  SGNL 2302 American Sign Language (ASL) IV 3
    SLNG 1315 Visual/Gestural Communication 3
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  20
  Semester I
  SLNG 2401 Interpreting I 4
  SLNG 1211 Fingerspelling and Numbers 2
    PSYT 1313 Psychology of Personal Adjustment 3
  SLNG 2334 American Sign Language (ASL) V 3
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  12
  Semester II
    SLNG 1307 Intra-lingual Skills Development for Interpreters 3
  SLNG 2402 Interpreting II 4
  SLNG 2335 American Sign Language (ASL) VI 3
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  10
  Semester III
  SLNG 2315 Interpreting in Educational Settings 3
  SLNG 2431 Interpreting III 4
    SPCH 1315 Public Speaking 3
  SLNG 2311 Interpreting in Specialized Settings 3
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  13
  Semester IV
  SLNG 1391 Special Topics in Sign Language Interpreter 3
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  11-12
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  4
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  TOTALS 70-71

  +Prerequisites: See Course Descriptions
  #Capstone course
  1Select from the appropriate section of the Core Curriculum Course List.
  2Select from the following courses: GEOG 1302, GEOG 1303, HIST 1301, PSYC 2301, SOCI 1301.
  3Restricted electives: SLNG 1206, SLNG 1248, SLNG 1346, HPRS 1206, CMSW 1323, LGLA 1311, PSYC 2314, DRAM 2336.
  4Students must obtain department approval in semester prior to enrollment.