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SGNL 1401 - American Sign Language (ASL) I (4-3-3)
An introduction to the basic skills in production and comprehension of American Sign Language (ASL). Includes the manual alphabet and numbers. Develops conversational ability, culturally appropriate behaviors, and exposes students to ASL grammar. Course requires significant time outside of class. This course is equivalent to SLNG 1404.
 
Course Fee: $50.00 

Skills: R Course Type: T
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
SGNL 1402 - American Sign Language (ASL) II (4-3-3)
Develops receptive and expressive ability and allows recognition and demonstration of more sophisticated grammatical features of American Sign Language (ASL). Increases fluency and accuracy in fingerspelling and numbers. Provides opportunities for interaction within the deaf community. Course requires significant time outside of class. This course is equivalent to SLNG 1405.
 
Course Fee: $50.00 

Skills: R Prerequisites: SLNG 1404 or SGNL 1401 with a minimum grade of C. Course Type: T
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
SGNL 2301 - American Sign Language (ASL) III (3-2-3)
Integrates and refines expressive and receptive skills in American Sign Language (ASL), including recognition of sociolinguistic variation. A practice oriented approach to language acquisition with demonstration of more sophisticated grammatical features of American Sign Language (ASL). Increases fluency and accuracy in fingerspelling and numbers. Provides opportunities for interaction within the deaf community. Course requires significant time outside of class. This course is equivalent to SLNG 1444.
 
Course Fee: $50.00 

Skills: R Prerequisites: SGNL 1402 with minimum grade C. Course Type: T
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
SGNL 2302 - American Sign Language (ASL) IV (3-2-3)
An integration of expressive and receptive skills in American Sign Language (ASL) with emphasis on grammar, linguistics, literature, and discourse styles at an intermediate level. Provides students with information on linguistic and cultural variations. Course requires significant time outside of class. This course is equivalent to SLNG 1445.
 
Course Fee: $50.00 

Skills: E Prerequisites: SGNL 2301 or SLNG 1444 with minimum grade C. Course Type: T
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
SLNG 1307 - Intra-lingual Skills Development for Interpreters (3-3-1)
Concentration on the development of intra-lingual (English to English) skills necessary for future development of inter-lingual (English to American Sign Language/ASL to English) skills. Focus on linguistic and cognitive skills development in areas of paraphrasing, summarizing, main idea identification, comprehension, memory, delayed repetition, multi-tasking, vocabulary, and cultural literacy.
 
Course Fee: $50.00 

Skills: E Prerequisites: SLNG 2401. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
SLNG 1317 - Introduction to the Deaf Community (3-3-0)
An overview of the physical, educational, social, and cultural implications of deafness and hearing loss within the context of the individual's personal life, family, and community in today's multicultural world. Emphasis on current educational and vocational programs, legislation, technology, and other issues.
 


Skills: E Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
SLNG 1391 - Special Topics in Sign Language Interpreter (3-2-3)
Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledges, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course was designed to be repeated multiple times to improve student proficiency.
 
 Structure of ASL - A general introduction to the scientific study of language structure, history, and use. Topics include spoken and signed language; the structure of sounds/signs, words, sentences, and meanings; language in culture and society; language change over time; language acquisition and processing; and variations in the structure of ASL will be studied according to region, social class, ethnicity, age and sex.
 
Course Fee: $50.00 

Skills: E Prerequisites: Prior completion or concurrent enrollment in SLNG 2431. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
SLNG 2315 - Interpreting in Educational Settings (3-2-3)
Overview of education programs (K-12 and post secondary), focusing on the roles and skills of the interpreter as a member of the educational team. Includes current practices, communication methods, legislation, trends, and ethical issues. Introduces resources for content-specific vocabulary.
 
Course Fee: $50.00 

Skills: E Prerequisites: SLNG 2401 or permission of instructor. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
SLNG 2334 - American Sign Language (ASL) V (3-2-3)
Development of proficiency in ASL. Includes instruction in semantic and grammatical accuracy and appropriate discourse strategies in a variety of communication contexts.
 
Course Fee: $50.00 

Skills: E Prerequisites: SLNG 1445 or SGNL 2302 with a minimum grade of C. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
SLNG 2335 - American Sign Language (ASL) VI (3-2-3)
Advanced practice in expressive and receptive communication within a variety of settings and contexts. Includes exposure to diverse ASL language models and registers.
 
Course Fee: $50.00 

Skills: I Prerequisites: SLNG 2334 with a minimum grade of C and permission of instructor. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
SLNG 2401 - Interpreting I (4-3-3)
An overview of the interpreting process and current models. Introduces the skills necessary to achieve message equivalency in interpreting.
 
Course Fee: $50.00 

Skills: E Prerequisites: SLNG 2302 with a minimum grade C. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
SLNG 2402 - Interpreting II (4-3-3)
Continued development of discourse analysis and interpreting skills for increasingly complex tasks. Utilization of consecutive and simultaneous interpreting scenarios including monologues and dialogues. Emphasizes skill development, self-analysis, and peer evaluation.
 
Course Fee: $50.00 

Skills: E Prerequisites: SLNG 2401. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
SLNG 2431 - Interpreting III (4-3-3)
A practice-oriented course to strengthen skills in the integration and application of interpreting using complex source materials. Continued exposure to simulated interpreting/transliterating experiences.
 
Course Fee: $50.00 

Skills: E Prerequisites: SLNG 2402 with a minimum grade C. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
SLNG 2488 - Internship -- Sign Language Interpretation and Translation (4-0-12)
An experience external to the college for an advanced student in a specialized field involving a written agreement between the educational institution and a business or industry. Mentored and supervised by a workplace employee, the student achieves objectives that are developed and documented by the college and that are directly related to specific occupational outcomes. This may be a paid or unpaid experience. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary.
 


Skills: I Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 10/23/2014