ASL/English Interpreting

Associate in Science

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High-quality, student-centered, intensive interpreter education


About ASL/English Interpreting (A.S.)

Are you a lifelong learner? Do you enjoy languages and learning about other cultures? Do you already have exposure to American Sign Language (ASL) and Deaf culture? The field of interpreting may be the path for you.

The Associate in Science (A.S.) in ASL/English Interpreting provides students with a unique opportunity to transform a passion for language, culture and people into an exciting, challenging and rewarding career.

The ASL program prepares students with proficiency in English and ASL abilities to enter the workforce and transfer to bachelor's degree program. The curriculum provides the foundational knowledge of interpretation and emphasizes interpreting skill development through American Sign Language classes and Sign Language Interpretation classes. Students are provided with progressive simulated experiences, ongoing diagnostic feedback and a local internship.

The A.S. in ASL/English Interpreting is nationally accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Interpreter Education (CCIE).

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Program Requirements

Outcomes and Career Outlook

Program Learning outcomes:

  1. Produce and interpret written and spoken English with advanced proficiency. 
  2. Produce and interpret American Sign Language with advanced proficiency. 
  3. Analyze an interpreting situation for its language, culture, and appropriate interpreting practices. 
  4. Apply the content knowledge related to language, culture, interpreting theory, and competencies within and interpreting situation. 
  5. Formulate an equivalent message from an ASL and/or English message using consecutive and/or simultaneous interpreting at the textual level. 
  6. Self-evaluate an interpretation of an ASL and/or English message by reporting on the process and product of the interpretation. 


This academic program prepares you for the following careers.

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Program Information

Program Code:  221A


Financial Information

Tuition and Fees: Approximately $7,551*
 Financial aid is available, if qualified.

Contact Information

Phone: (904) 646-2392

*Tuition reflects Florida resident rates and are subject to change. Certain classes that require labs may have additional fees for lab supplies. Additional fees are published in the class schedule