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Interpreter Education, Certificate

Certificate (Certificate) Workforce Development

Classes offered at following campus(es)

  • Northeast

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This certificate option is designed for students to take the courses specific to the American Sign Language and interpreting fields. This option is for students to gain the technical skills necessary for employment prior to obtaining general education requirements for an academic degree or for students with academic degrees in unrelated fields who desire to change careers

Specialized Course Requirements: 41 Hours

American Sign Language Education 17 hours

ASLE 1363 American Sign Language I
*ASLE 1373 American Sign Language II
ASLE 1413 Deaf Culture and History
*ASLE 2414 American Sign Language III
*ASLE 2524 American Sign Language IV

Interpreter Education 24 hours

INED 1423 Introduction to Interpreting
*INED 2213 ASL to English Interpreting I
*INED 2233 ASL to English Interpreting II
*INED 2393 Interpreting I
*INED 2403 Interpreting II
*INED 2443 Interpreting in Specialized Settings
*INED 2613 Interpreting III
*INED 2643 Interpreting Internship

Total Credit Hours: 41

*Course has prerequisite.

Workforce Development Degree Information

Workforce development degree and certificate programs are designed to prepare students for direct entry into the workforce. They may advance students within their current career positions or open doors to new career opportunities. Coursework may apply towards a degree at a four-year university; check with an advisor for further information. The number of hours that apply to a degree will vary from one university to another.

Program & Degree Info

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  • Degree/Certificates
    • Associate's Degree
    • University Transfer Degrees
    • Workforce Degrees & Certificates