Interpreter Education (ASL.S.AAS)
- Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
- Department: Education
The Interpreter Education program provides the unique opportunity for students to develop a solid foundation in language, linguistics, culture and interpretation and to master the skills necessary to successfully function as an interpreter for deaf, hard of hearing, and deaf-blind individuals in a variety of educational and community settings. Students will gain rich insights into the American deaf community, their beliefs, values, history, rights and cultural norms. A grade of "C" or better is required in all ASL courses.
This program holds accreditation by the Ohio Department of Education. Graduates are eligible to apply for the Interpreter for the Hearing Impaired Five-Year Associate Licensure.