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SGNL 1401 - American Sign Language (ASL) I (4-3-2)
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.
 
Course Fee: $50.00  Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

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 (4-3-2)
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.
 
Course Fee: $50.00  Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: R Prerequisites: 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  Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

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  Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

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 1206 - Interpreting Artistic Texts (2-2-0)
Introduction to the art of interpretation of artistic texts, including music, poetry, and drama. Emphasis on incorporating the rhythm and fluidity of American Sign Language production while maintaining conceptual accuracy and clarity.
 
Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: E Prerequisites: SLNG 2401 or instructor approval. Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
SLNG 1211 - Fingerspelling and Numbers (2-2-1)
Development of expressive and receptive skills in fingerspelling and numbers. Receptive skills focus on whole word phrase recognition and fingerspelling/number comprehension in context. Expressive skills focus on the development of speed, clarity, and fluency.
 
Course Fee: $50.00  Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

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 1248 - Vocabulary Development for Interpreters (2-2-1)
A course in vocabulary building in English and American Sign Language for interpreters.
 
Course Fee: $50.00  Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: E Prerequisites: SLNG 2401 or instructor approval. Course Type: W
* 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  Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: E Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
SLNG 1315 - Visual/Gestural Communication (3-3-0)
Development of skills in non-verbal communications. Emphasizes the use and understanding of facial expression, gestures, pantomime, and body language.
 
Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: E Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
SLNG 1346 - Working with Deaf-Blind Persons (3-3-1)
Instruction in the skills necessary to work with people who are deaf-blind, including deaf-blind children, in educational and residential settings. Includes skills for working as a Support Service Provider (SSP) for a deaf-blind person. May include outside activities.
 
Course Fee: $50.00  Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: R Prerequisites: SGNL 2302 or permission of instructor. 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.
 
 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  Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

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 2311 - Interpreting in Specialized Settings (3-2-3)
Overview of interpreting/transliterating with special populations (e.g., deaf/blind, high visual, oral) and/or special settings (e.g., religious, artistic, medical, legal, mental health). Reinforce interpreting theories and techniques in relation to special population(s) and/or setting(s).
 
Course Fee: $50.00  Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: E Prerequisites: SLNG 2401. 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  Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

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  Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: I Prerequisites: SGNL 2302 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 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  Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

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  Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

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  Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

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  Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

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.
 
Student Accident Insurance Fee: $1.00 

Skills: I Course Type: W
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014