The BC ASL/English Interpreter Training Program is a two-year opportunity for students who wish to enter the field of sign language interpreting. Upon completion, students will demonstrate the ability to interpret between ASL and English, both consecutively and simultaneously. In addition, students will reflect an in-depth understanding of business practices, specialized settings, and professional ethics. Program completers will be able to attain employment in an under-staffed field, working independently in the community, for academic and governmental agencies, and private businesses.
Upon successful completion, the student will:
AA degree in American Sign Language, completion of ASL 4 with a grade of C or better, or the equivalent.
Upon completion of the following courses with at least a ‘C’ grade in each course, the student will be awarded an ASL Interpreter Training Program Certificate of Achievement. A “P” (Pass) grade is not an acceptable grade for courses in this major.
Total Units: 41
|ASL B62||Fingerspelling, Numbers, and Classifiers||3.0|
|ASL B64||Introduction to Translation||3.0|
|ASL B66||Introduction to the Interpreting Professions||3.0|
|ASL B63||Ethics and Decision Making||3.0|
|ASL B68||Interpreting I||4.0|
|ASL B72||Structure of American Sign Language||3.0|
|ASL B70||Business Practices||3.0|
|ASL B71||Specialized Settings||3.0|
|ASL B73||Interpreting II||4.0|
|ASL B74||Interpreting III||4.0|
|ASL B75||Interpreting IV||4.0|
|ASL B77||Interpreting Practicum||4.0|