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.

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Additional Costs/Fees: Approximately $7,551

Degree: Associate in Science (A.S.)
Credit Hours: 66 Credits
Online Program : No
Program Code: 221A
Financial Aid Eligible : Yes
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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.