Sign Language Interpreting

Available on Trinity River Campus Only

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The Sign Language Interpreting Program offers you 3 choices of coursework.

  • Sign Language Communicator Certificate: Appropriate if you seek foreign language credit or if you wish to use American Sign Language conversationally.
  • Basic American Sign Language Acquisition Certificate: Gives you basic communication skills in American Sign Language and can be used as foreign language transfer.
  • Associate of Applied Science Degree in Sign Language Interpreting: Prepares you to take the basic level exam offered by the Board of Evaluators for Interpreters in the state of Texas. You take advanced courses and complete a required practicum in addition to the courses required for a certificate.

This program offers you the opportunity to become part of the Deaf Community and Professional Organizations.



Trinity River Campus
Communication and Fine Arts Department
Sammie Sheppard
Sign Language Interpreting Program Coordinator


Updated February 04, 2016


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