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American Sign Language-Interpreter Training

INTERPRETER TRAINING

Certificate

This certificate includes all interpreting classes and most of the ASL courses. It is designed for students with a bachelor’s degree in related areas or students who come to ACC with strong ASL skills and some interpreting experience. This certificate prepares students to take the Texas Board for Evaluation of Interpreters (BEI) certification test.

  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 2334 American Sign Language (ASL) V 3
  SLNG 2401 Interpreting I 4
  SLNG 1211 Fingerspelling and Numbers 2
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  9
  Semester II
    SLNG 1307 Intra-lingual Skills Development for Interpreters 3
  SLNG 2402 Interpreting II 4
  SLNG 1391 Special Topics in Sign Language Interpreter 3
  SLNG 2315 Interpreting in Educational Settings 3
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  13
  Semester III
  SLNG 2431 Interpreting III 4
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  10-11
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  TOTALS 52-53

  +Prerequisites: See Course Descriptions
  #Capstone course
  1Restricted electives: SLNG 1206, SLNG 1248, SLNG 1346, SLNG 2311, HPRS 1206, CMSW 1323, LGLA 1311, PSYC 2314, DRAM 2336.
  2Student must obtain departmental approval in the semester prior to enrollment.