Sign Language Interpreting

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

The Sign Language Communicator Certificate is appropriate if you seek foreign language credit or if you wish to use American Sign Language conversationally.

The Basic American Sign Language Acquisition Certificate gives you basic communication skills in American Sign Language and can be used as foreign language transfer.

The Associate of Applied Science Degree prepares you to take the basic level exam offered by the Board of Evaluators for Interpreters in the state of Texas. In addition to the courses required for a certificate, you take advanced courses and complete a required practicum.

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 June 29, 2015


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