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 DeafBlind 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.
ASL 1101 Orientation to Deafness 3 Credits ASL 1102 Interpreting Theory & Best Practices 3 Credits ASL 1111 Beginning American Sign Language I 3 Credits ASL 1112 Beginning American Sign Language II 3 Credits ASL 1228 Intermediate American Sign Language I 3 Credits ASL 1229 Intermediate American Sign Language II 3 Credits ASL 2201 Interpreting I 3 Credits ASL 2202 Interpreting II 3 Credits ASL 2203 Interpreting III 3 Credits ASL 2207 Role of the Interpreter 3 Credits ASL 2212 Specialized Interpreting I 2 Credits ASL 2213 Specialized Interpreting II 3 Credits ASL 2231 Advanced American Sign Language I 3 Credits ASL 2236 Transliterating & Signing Modalities 3 Credits ASL 2261 Practicum I 3 Credits ASL 2262 Practicum II 3 Credits ASL 2300 Educational Interpreting 3 Credits ENG 1101 English Composition I 3 Credits ENG 1201 English Composition II 3 Credits
Ohio Transfer 36: Mathematics Elective
Ohio Transfer 36: Arts & Humanities Elective
PSY 1100 General Psychology