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2018-2019

ASL 203 - Introduction to Interpreting I

( 3 :0 :0 ) 3 credits

This course examines the history of interpreting, interpreter ethics, interpreting in a variety of specialized settings, interpreter process, attitudes and the role of the interpreter. Ideological components, principles, and practices of interpreting for the Deaf Community will be examined. Students will learn about national certification and the licensing process. Students are required to accrue 10 mandatory field observation hours observing sign language interpreters with five or more years of experience.Offered Fall only.

Pre-Requisites:
ASL 105 - Deaf Culture and History
ASL 109 - American Sign Language Syntax and Grammar