American Sign Language/English Interpreter, Associate in Applied Science Degree

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The American Sign Language-English Interpreting AAS is an “advanced standing” program in that a student must complete EICC’s Deaf Studies Certificate before entering the AAS program. It contains practical coursework for gaining proficiency in sign language through classroom style lectures, practicum, and hands on experience.

A solid general education background is an important attribute for job seekers; the curriculum includes college credits in math, English and the humanities. After the completion of the program, students can begin work at an entry-level position in the educational setting or freelance as a sign language interpreter. As a professional interpreter, you will provide access for consumers through communication facilitation and cultural mediation in a variety of settings.

Award Options for American Sign Language/English Interpreter

 

 

 

Students practicing sign language interpretingNOTE: The ASL I - VI classes can be taken for Foreign Language credit at the state universities and some private colleges.

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Locations: Scott Community College

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