Sign Language Interpreting

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Students enrolling in the Sign Language Interpreting Program are offered three choices of coursework.

The Sign Language Communicator Certificate is appropriate for students seeking foreign language credit or for those who wish to use American Sign Language conversationally.

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

The Associate of Applied Science Degree prepares students 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, students take advanced courses and complete a required practicum.

This program offers students 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 January 31, 2014


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