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American Sign Language/English Interpreting (B.S.)

Administered by Exceptionality Programs

Effective Fall 2016

The major in ASL/English Interpreting requires 21 semester hours in Sign Language and 27-30 semester hours in interpreting; 10 semester hours of required coursework and 6 semester hours in Electives for the major. The remaining semester hours required for a bachelor's degree will come from general education and elective courses. Minimum 120 credits required to complete this major.

Sign Language Requirements (21 credits):

ASLTERP.155 American Sign Language I

ASLTERP.225 Linguistics of ASL

ASLTERP.226 American Sign Language II

ASLTERP.240 Visual Gestural Communication

ASLTERP.257 American Sign Language III

ASLTERP.327 American Sign Language IV

ASLTERP.330 the Deaf Culture

ASLTERP.358 American Sign Language V

ASLTERP.359 American Sign Language VI

ASLTERP.375 ASL Literature

Interpreter Training Requirements (27-30 credits):

ASLTERP.235 Introduction to Interpreting

ASLTERP.265 Pre-Interpreting Skills

ASLTERP.328 Special Topics in Interpreting

ASLTERP.335 Translation

ASLTERP.365 Consecutive Interpreting

ASLTERP.420 Simultaneous Interpreting

ASLTERP.450 Transliteration

ASLTERP.460 Practicum Seminar

ASLTERP.480 Practicum

Electives for major (6 credits)

ASLTERP.370 Tactile Interpreting

ASLTERP.430 Educational Interpreting

Required Coursework (10 credits)

INTSTUDY.100 University Seminar

DEAFHH.201 History, Education and Guidance of the Deaf

PROFSTUD.312 Internship in Education

Related Course Requirements for ITP

ENGLISH.101 Foundations of Writing

ENGLISH. 212 Practical Grammar and Usage

COMMSTUD.103 Public Speaking

INSTUDY.204 Intro to Research Writing